Alberta Health Services Struggling to Keep Up with Demand for Physician-Assisted Deaths

September 30, 2016

(Canadian Broadcasting Co) – Since February almost 30 Albertans have made the decision to end their lives with the help of a physician. Some deciding to conduct the procedures in their homes, others in the hospital.¬†Some suffer from ALS, others rare forms of cancer. No two of these choices are the same. The only constant that exists is the decision. It’s a decision that is being made more than was expected in the province.¬†Alberta Health Service officials are struggling to keep up with the demand for physician-assisted deaths.