Québec physicians: Shortage of palliative care is pushing people to euthanasia

Posted June 18, 2018 12:23 am by Alex Schadenberg

Québec physicians: Shortage of palliative care is pushing people to euthanasia

Alex SchadenbergExecutive Director – Euthanasia Prevention CoalitionA group of Québec doctors held a press conference to explain that the lack of funding for palliative care in Québec is pushing people to seek death by euthanasia.CTV news reported that the doctors stated that since MAiD was legalized access to palliative care has decreased. The doctors said that:patients have told them that they’re choosing assisted dying because they can’t find adequate palliative care services.Dr Paul SabaDr Paul Saba, was reported as saying that they want to provide the care and support that people need:Dr. Paul Saba, a family physician who is leading

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