Medical Assistance in Dying - MAiD Nova Scotia

If you are seeking information about MAiD, you can discuss this with your primary care provider or a specialist. If you do not have a primary care provider, please contact the Nova Scotia Health MAiD Access and Resource Team.

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Topic: 
End of Life
Location: 
Nova Scotia
Source: 
nshealth.ca

To be eligible for medical assistance in dying, you must meet all of the following criteria. You must:

  • Be eligible for health insurance in Canada;
  • Be at least 18 years old and capable of making health care decisions;
  • Have a grievous and irremediable medical condition;
  • Make a voluntary request free from external pressure; and
  • Give informed consent after being informed of all other available treatments and care.

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