- Automatic expungement trend gives clean slate to license applicants facing criminal background checks
- Board hid investigators’ actual caseload with fake data for Auditor
- Board upheld in denying practice exclusivity to licensees based on FTC v. North Carolina Dental Examiners
- Physician seeking exam exemption from national specialty certifying body must bring suit in Texas, where certifier is located
- Discipline of agent who defrauded clients & skipped hearing upheld
- Discipline of licensee for showing patient records to wife upheld
- Board must hear MD’s appeal of order to submit to three-day impairment evaluation
Assisted deaths became legal in Canada last year, but this year the Manitoban legislature has made it clear that any doctor who conscientiously objects to aiding a patient's medically assisted death cannot be penalized for their decision. While many welcome the added protection for doctors, others worry that the change limits the rights of patients seeking this newly legalized procedure. NDP critic Andrew Swan states, “if we’re not providing that access to assisted death, then we’re really not providing that right to Manitobans.”
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