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College Professional Standard Regarding Medical Assistance in Dying Now Available

Canada’s federal legislation outlining the process and eligibility for medical assistance in dying in Canada received royal assent June 17th.

The College’s Professional Standard Regarding Medical Assistance in Dying has been revised to ensure alignment with Bill C-14.

Eligible patients will be able to access medical assistance in dying through the Nova Scotia Health Authority. Physicians are asked to contact the College if they require further clarification.