Assisted Death Forum

Assisted Death Forum October 12 2016

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Guest presenters Linda and Bruce Hutchinson (representing Kingston Hospice), Sophie Kiwala, MPP Kingston and Islands, and the Rev Dr Neil Elford (Joint Director of Spiritual Health, Mission and Ethics at Hotel Dieu Hospital and Providence Care) spoke at a forum on Medical Assistance in Death, held at Edith Rankin on the evening of Wed, Oct 12. Audience members learned about the province’s actions in the light of the federal legislation passed in June, ethical concerns and responses of Kingston’s hospitals and the developing hospice movement in Kingston.