Importance of investigating vulnerabilities in health and social service provision among requestors of medical assistance in dying

Co-Director Dr. Tm Stainton is a co-author on a newly published article commenting on Medical Assistance in Dying in Canada.

The opinion piece concludes “In light of the rapidly growing uptake of MAID in Canada and scheduled expansion to persons whose sole underlying condition is mental illness in March 2027, the need is urgent to ensure MAID does not become a de facto “health care option” in Canada in lieu of access to needed care.”

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