CBC: Unassisted Death

Number 28416
Subject Health Care
Source Canadian Broadcasting Corp. - CBC
State
Year 2018
Publication Date October - December 2018
Summary In a powerful series of stories, CBC Edmonton revealed the devastating human cost of the medical-assistance-in-dying (MAID) policy of Alberta’s massive Catholic health provider, Covenant Health. By default, Covenant's policy prohibited patients from even signing their MAID request forms, or undergoing eligibility assessments by provincial medical staff, on its publicly funded property. Covenant Health also explicitly prohibits assisted deaths from taking place in its facilities.
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Keywords CBC, Edmonton, health care, MAID, Alberta, health care, Covenant Health, deaths, hospitals, care, ethics
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