Refusing Health Care: What are my Rights?

This fact sheet discusses the law in British Columbia that governs giving, refusing and withdrawing consent for health care.

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Nidus Personal Planning Resource Centre and Registry
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future health care decisions, doctors & health care providers, health care decisions, health care planning, consent to medical care, consent to treatment, incapable of consenting, representation agreement, advance directive, temporary substitute decision maker (TSDM), committee of person, no cpr form, life support, euthanasia, resuscitation