End of Life Cases

 Form G Cases

(updated to Oct 31, 2017)

(physician feels substitute decision-maker's refusal of consent is not in patients best interests)

Click on outcome of 'board decision' or 'appeal' to find a pdf

Year Case Form Hospital Treatment (plan) Board Decision Appeal NewsReference
2017 Re (WA) D LHSC Withdrawal Prior wish was applicable
2017 Re (TP) ? UHN Death determination No jurisdiction
2017 Re (JEP) G Ottawa DNR/Withdrawal Dismissed
2017 Re (TW) G Toronto Use of Blood Products Dismissed
2017 Re (HM) G Sunnybrook DNR Ordered consent
2017 Re (PS) G Hamilton No escalation Dismissed
2017 Re (NS) G Brampton DNR/palliation Ordered consent
2016 Re (EI) D Trillium Death determination No jurisdiction
2016 Re (UH) D Hamilton Death determination Ventilation not"treatment" in brain death
2016 Re (PN) G Peterborough DNR/No vent Ordered consent
2016 Re (SL) G Ottawa Hospital Withdrawal Ordered consent
2015 Re(EAM) C Peterborough Appointed new decision maker
2015 Re (SS) G Hospital for Sick Children Withdrawal Dismissed
2015 Re (SF) G LHSC Withdrawal Identified new SDM
2014 Re (CN) G LHSC Withdrawal Dismissed
2014 **** *** *** RASOULI CASE RELEASED **** ****
2013 Re (JS) D Lakeridge No prior wish provided Ordered consent
2013 Re (JR) D Sunnybrook Prior wish is unclear Board declined to comment
2013 Re (CA) G Humber River Withdrawal Ordered consent Dismissed Merle Ackie
2013 Re (JN) G UHN Withdrawal Ordered consent
2013 Re (G) G LHSCs Withdrawal Ordered consent not heard
2013 Re (AC) G Hamilton DNR/No Escalation Dismissed Dismissed
2013 Re (DD) G Sunnybrook Withdrawal Ordered consent not heard
2013 Re (G) G Rouge Valley DNR Ordered consent not heard "Arthur Hippe"
2012 Re (GS) G Ottawa DNR Ordered consent not heard "Gustav Spindler"
2012 Re (SS) G Grand River Withdrawal Ordered consent
2012 Re (SL) D UHN Blood transfusion No Prior Expressed Wish; Ordered Consent
2012 Re (FF) D Baycrest DNR Prior wish was applicable
2012 Re (MN) C Trillium Withdrawal Appointed decision maker
2011 Re (AK) G York Central Withdrawal Ordered consent
2011 Re (SR) G Trillium Palliative Ordered consent
2011 Re (S S) G Grand River Withdrawal Dismissed
2011 Re (MD) G St.Joes TO DNR Dismissed Dismissed
2011 Re (DW) G Halton Health Withdrawal Dismissed
2011 Re (BS) G William Osler Palliative Ordered consent
2011 Re (JM) G LHSC Withdrawal Ordered consent Dismissed (appealed) "Baby Joseph"
2011 Re (S) D Ottawa Hospital Monitoring Board declined to give instructions
2010 Re (LF) G Belmont House Maintain G-tube Dismissed
2010 Re (DP) G Humber River Withdrawal Dismissed
2010 Re (JC) D Villa Colombo Toronto Feeding Tube Prior wish applied
2010 Re (DP) G Humber River Withdrawal Dismissed
2009 Re (W) G LHSC Dialysis Ordered consent
2009 Re (N) G Grand River Withdrawal Ordered consent
2009 Re (G) G LHSC Withdrawal Ordered consent Dismissed
2009 Re (E) G UHN Withdrawal Ordered consent Dismissed
2009 Re (C) G LHSC Tracheostomy Ordered consent
2009 Re (B) G St.Josephs Health Care Withdrawal Ordered consent Dismissed
2008 Re (L) G LHSC Surgical Graft Ordered consent
2008 Re (MB) C Rouge Valley Withdrawal Appointed decision maker
2007 Re (KMS) G St.Catherines Withdrawal Ordered consent
2007 Re (GA) G North York DNR/no Vent Ordered consent
2007 Re (EJG) G Hamilton Withdrawal Ordered consent Dismissed
2007 Re (CD) G North York Withdrawal Ordered consent
2006 Re (EB) C Scarborough Feeding Tube Appointed decision maker
2005 Re (P) G Niagra DNR Ordered consent
2004 Re (IA) C LHSC Dialysis Declined to appoint representative
2003 Re (HJ) G UHN Withdrawal Ordered consent Overturned CCB Decision "Joyce Holland"

 

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