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CBA responds to proposed regulations for monitoring medical assistance in dying

Wednesday, June 21, 2017 @ 08:36 AM | By Amanda Jerome

The Canadian Bar Association’s End-of-Life Working Group has responded to proposed regulations for monitoring medical assistance in dying with recommendations surrounding what data should be filed with the government, who should file it and protection of the medical providers' and patients’ private information.

Shelley Birenbaum, End-of-Life Working Group“We believe it’s critical to gain accurate statistics and intelligence about Medical Assistance in Dying [MAID], especially to determine what the access issues are,” said Shelley Birenbaum, an active member of the End-of-Life Working Group. “We really feel that...