Below you will find the most recent statistics on Medical Assistance in Dying (MAID) in Alberta.
MAID data is broken up into two sections:
Since February 6, 2016, when court orders made medically-assisted death possible, Alberta Health Services has provided medical assistance in dying to 156 patients.
Six of those deaths occurred between February 6, 2016 and June 17, 2016, when federal legislation removed the need to attain a court order prior to undergoing medical assistance in dying.
There have been 66 people who have not met the federal criteria across the province to receive medical assistance in dying.
Some ineligibility reasons include:
The most cited health conditions to date:
The average age of people receiving this service:
Number of patients transferred from faith-based or non-participating sites: