The Ministry of Health has made minor updates to the provincial forms for Medical Assistance in Dying (MAiD), in response to feedback from practitioners and pharmacists after the new federal reporting regulations
came into effect last fall. The protocol has aslo been updated.
The revised forms have been loaded on the
Ministry of Health's website. Practitioners and pharmacists are reminded they must
download the forms from the website each time they use them to ensure they are always accessing the most current versions. Please refer to the end of this announcement for a summary of the changes.
All provincial and federal reportable information is included in B.C,'s provincial forms for MAiD. This ensures that the practitioner or pharmacist's completion and submission of their provincial form(s) to the BC Ministry of Health fulfill their provincial and federal reporting obligations.
The British Columbia Pharmacy Protocols guidance document and Prescription for Medical Assistance in Dying have been updated. These resources are available to physicians, nurse practitioners and pharmacists through each Health Authority and through the College of Physicians and Surgeons of British Columbia and the College of Pharmacists of British Columbia.
Contact the BC Ministry of Health - Medical Assistance in Dying Oversight Unit
1633 Assessment Record (Assessor) Form and 1634 Assessment Record (Prescriber) Form
1641 Dispensing Record (Pharmacist) Form
The instructions for the 1633 Assessment Record (Assessor), 1634 Assessment Record (Prescriber) and 1641 Dispensing Record (Pharmacist) have also been updated to reflect these changes.