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Regulations for the Monitoring of Medical Assistance in Dying (SOR/2018-166)

Regulations are current to 2020-07-28 and last amended on 2019-11-01. Previous Versions

SCHEDULE 2(Subsection 4(1))Referral or Transfer of Care of Patient

  • 1 The date on which the practitioner referred, or transferred the care of, the patient.

  • 2 An indication of whether the practitioner referred, or transferred the care of, the patient for any of the following reasons, and if so, an indication of the reason:

    • (a) the referral or transfer of care was the result of the application of the policies on medical assistance in dying of a hospital, a residential care facility or a palliative care facility, in the case where the patient was in a hospital or such a facility;

    • (b) providing medical assistance in dying to the patient or assessing the patient to determine whether they meet the eligibility criteria would have been contrary to the practitioner’s conscience or beliefs;

    • (c) the patient asked the practitioner to refer them or transfer their care;

    • (d) the practitioner was of the view that they lacked the relevant expertise to provide medical assistance in dying.

  • 3 An indication of whether the practitioner had determined that the patient met or did not meet all of the eligibility criteria before they referred, or transferred the care of, the patient.

 
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