Palliative care doctor speaks out about province’s MAID changes for St. Paul’s Hospital

Vancouver Sun 

The BC government’s workaround to allow medical assistance in dying (MAID) at St. Paul’s Hospital will not prevent the continuing forced transfers of end-of-life patients at other religious-run hospitals and hospices, says a Vancouver palliative-care doctor. “I’m actually shocked,” said Jyothi Jayaraman, who quit her job at a Vancouver hospice, May’s Place, because it stopped providing MAID once it was taken over by Providence Health. “I thought, ‘Is this the outcome?’ There is no concession. No acknowledgment of patient suffering.” Read more…

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