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New Medical Assistance in Dying (MAID) Medication Protocol is coming

May 14, 2024
The new protocol will take effect June 3, 2024.

After consultation with various interested parties, including the Alberta College of Pharmacy (ACP), Alberta Health Services (AHS) has updated the Medical Assistance in Dying (MAID) Medication Protocol. The new protocol will be effective June 3, 2024.

The updated protocol—dated March 20, 2024 (v.2)—will be available to review through the password-protected area of the ACP website on May 28, 2024, or by contacting the MAID Care Coordination Team.

In coming issues of the Link, we will provide more details to pharmacy teams about the upcoming changes to the MAID Medication Protocol.

AHS reminds pharmacists and pharmacy technicians who dispense a substance for MAID, that they must complete and submit the Pharmacist Substance Dispensing Record within 30 days from the day of dispensing the substance.