Medical Assistance in Dying (MAiD)
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On March 17, 2021, the Government of Canada announced that changes to Canada’s medical assistance in dying (MAID) law are officially in force. The new law includes changes to eligibility, procedural safeguards, and the framework for the federal government’s data collection and reporting regime.
Read the amended MAID law.
 

This is an important, sensitive, and emotional topic for British Columbians and we are working hard to ensure the people within our communities have access to the highest standard of compassionate and respectful care, while ensuring staff and physicians provide services within the law.  

MAiD: What is it?

Education and training

Credentialing/Privileging

Documentation

Forms

Information we share with public & staff

Contact us

For more information on MAiD, please use our contact form or connect with our Patient Care Quality Office at 250-469-7073 (within Kelowna area) or toll free at 1-844-469-7073.

The fax number for IH's MAiD Care Coordination Office is 250-469-7066. 
 
You might also be interested in learning more about options to relieve suffering and improve quality of life through Palliative and End of Life Care.
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