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Government of Canada releases first Interim Report on Medical Assistance in Dying

Between June 17 and December 31, 2016, the initial six months that assisted dying has been available throughout Canada (excluding Quebec*), there were 803 medically assisted deaths. These deaths account for approximately 0.6% of all deaths nationwide. The Government of Canada and provincial and territorial governments are working together to provide Canadians with that information with the release of the first "Interim Update on Medical Assistance in Dying" report. Read more here.

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Call for Abstracts: Nursing Leadership: Making a Difference in Mental Health and Addictions

The Canadian Journal of Nursing Leadership is planning a future issue focused on nursing leadership in the area of mental health and addictions, and is seeking submission of abstracts proposing manuscripts related to this topic. For more information click here to download the PDF 

Events

Breakfast with the Chiefs - Thursday, May 04, 2017 - Toronto, ON

Raising the Bar: The Changing Face of Health Standards and Accreditation Around the World

Leslee J. Thompson, CEO of Health Standards Organization and Accreditation Canada

 

Breakfast with the Chiefs - Wednesday, May 10, 2017 - Toronto, ON

Matters of Life and Death: Public Health Issues in Canada

André Picard, Health Columnist at The Globe and Mail and Dr. Andreas Laupacis, Executive Director of the Li Ka Shing Knowledge Institute of St. Michael’s Hospital

 

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