Navigating a request for medical assistance in dying in Nova Scotia

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Navigating a request for medical assistance in dying in Nova Scotia

To begin the process of requesting medical assistance in dying (MAID), it is recommended that you speak with your health care provider or provincial MAID team. Alternatively, you can contact Dying With Dignity Canada’s Support team at support@dyingwithdignity.ca or 1-844-395-3640. We can answer general questions about MAID or provide navigation support. 

The following information can help you navigate a request for medical assistance in dying in Nova Scotia. 

Nova Scotia forms for medical assistance in dying

Download the written request form for Nova Scotia.  

Nova Scotia Health Authority

MAID information line:

Phone: 902-491-5892 (local Halifax number) 
Email: maid@nshealth.ca

Voicemail is checked between 8:30 a.m. and 4:30 p.m. Atlantic, Monday to Friday.

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