Canada needs national palliative care plan, CMA urges

The Canadian Medical Association is calling for the creation of a national palliative care strategy to ensure people across the country have access to a high-quality, dignified end-of-life experience. (DAVID SUCSY/iSTOCKPHOTO)

The Canadian Medical Association is calling for the creation of a national palliative-care strategy to ensure people across the country have access to a high-quality, dignified end-of-life experience.

The CMA is also warning that strong safeguards must be put in place if physician-assisted dying is legalized in Canada. Last week, Quebec became the first province to allow physician-assisted death

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