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And then we’re seeing doctors who go through one experience and it’s just overwhelming, it’s too difficult, and those are the ones who say, ‘take my name off the list. I can’t do any more.’ ” Some doctors backing out of assisted death

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Whose Death Is It Anyway? Perspectives on End-of-Life in Canada by Maureen Taylor and Sandra Martin
People die every minute in Canada, but how they die has become increasingly contentious as the demand for physician-assisted death and euthanasia has become louder and more widespread. Is the medical profession listening?

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Palliative Care Versus Assisted Death by Duncan G. Sinclair
Palliation, according to my dictionary, is the temporary relief of pain and suffering. Assisted suicide, of course, makes the relief permanent.

HealthcarePapers Vol. 14 No. 1 2014 | Physician-Assisted Death 

Ontario doctors ‘distressed’ over wave of bullying, infighting

Breakfast with the Chiefs

  
Wednesday, March 29, 2017
Danielle Martin
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Maureen O'Neil, President and CEO, Canadian Foundation for Healthcare Improvement
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  • Lydia Lee to Partner and National Lead for the Canadian Digital Health Management Consulting Practice, KPMG, Toronto, ON
  • Tim Rutledge to Investigator, Brant Community Healthcare System, Brantford, ON
  • Ronald Lafrenière to Managing Director, Healthy Brains for Healthy Lives, McGill University, Montreal, QC
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  • Larry MacGirr to Chair of Canadian Generic Pharmaceutical Association, Toronto, ON
  • Stephen Jackson to Territorial Director, Home, Community, and Continuing Care, Department of Health, Government of Nunavut, Iqaluit, NU
     

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