Tag Archives: end-of-life care

Death, Dying, and the “Fix-it-urge”

Dayna Lee-Baggley calls for improved training for healthcare providers in providing care to patients at the end-of-life.

Incremental medical assistance in dying

Stuart Chambers comments on the incrementalism that characterizes the Liberal government’s legislation on medical assistance in dying.

Proposed Canadian legislation on medical assistance in dying

Leah Hutt summarizes the eligibility criteria and safeguards for medical assistance in dying, as proposed by the Government of Canada.

The Need to Discuss Death-Hastening Methods

Stuart Chambers discusses an oversight in the Report by the Special Joint Committee on Physician-Assisted Dying.

Not Dead Yet: An Unprincipled Position against Assisted Death

Stuart Chambers calls on Not Dead Yet to re-evaluate the beliefs that have shaped their anti-euthanasia and anti-assisted suicide mindset.

Medical Assistance in Dying: A Patient-Centred Approach

Jocelyn Downie reviews key points in the Report of the Special Joint Committee on Physician-Assisted Dying.

Debunking the Myth About Access to Palliative Care

Jocelyn Downie and Georgia Lloyd-Smith dispute the oft-repeated claim that current rates of access to palliative care in Canada are between 16%-30%.