This resource page is designed to help family physicians locate current professional resources and information on medical assistance in dying (MAiD).

British Columbia

Government of BC

Medical Assistance in Dying – Information for Health Care Providers (includes change in reporting requirements that came into effect Nov. 1, 2018)

College of Physicians and Surgeons of BC (CPSBC)

Practice Guideline: Medical Assistance in Dying (Nov. 13, 2018)

College of Registered Nurses of BC (CRNBC)

Revised CRNBC Scope of Practice standard related to MAiD (June 23, 2016)

College of Pharmacists of BC

College updates bylaws to reflect federal legislation on MAID (July 29, 2016)

 

National

College of Family Physicians of Canada (CFPC)

CFPC Resource Page with MAiD Links 

Canadian Medical Association (CMA)

CMA education on end-of-life care and medical assistance in dying

Canadian Medical Protective Association (CMPA)

Medical Assistance in Dying and the Law – One Year Later (June, 2017)

Medical-Legal Handbook for Physicians in Canada

Canadian Association of MAiD Assessors and Providers (CAMAP)

CAMAP mission includes supporting MAiD assessors and providers in their work. 

Canadian Hospice Palliative Care Association (CHPCA)

Advance Care Planning Primary Care Toolkit

Government of Canada

Medical Assistance in Dying – Legislation (June 17, 2016)

This page contains information about medical assistance in dying, including the request process, who is eligible and who can provide the service. Also find out how the service is being carried out across Canada.

Health Canada End-of-life Care (June 20, 2016)

Bill C-14