Working Together to Improve Health Care

This month, we want to share stories of partnerships that are improving health care in BC. Cherie Mercer shares her experience about how being a PVN patient partner has helped her improve health care in her community. We'll also give you a glimpse of what to expect for "What Matters to You?" Day in June as well as five new resources that various organizations have created to support patient engagement during COVID-19. 

Top Story

Cherie Mercer has been a dedicated PVN patient partner focused on building her leadership skills, while giving back to her community and province through her health care improvement work. She believes that building relationships opens more opportunities to improve health care in BC. 

In celebration of PVN’s 10th anniversary, read more about how being a patient partner has helped Cherie improve care in her community. 

Read Cherie's Story

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Staying Well in Uncertain Times

We partnered with the Canadian Mental Health Association's BC Division (CMHA BC) to provide a virtual learning session that gave patient partners some tools and tips on how to stay well during uncertain times.

Read more about the insights shared by CEO of CMHA BC, Jonny Morris, as he hosted a virtual talk about support during the COVID-19 pandemic. 

Read a Recap Here

Regional Round-Up

We know that many of you are curious about what’s taking place across BC in patient engagement. These brief updates highlight provincial happenings that may interest you! Please feel free to connect with your regional Engagement Leader if you want to know more.

Read the Regional Updates

Best and Brightest

As organizations create resources and tools to support patient engagement during COVID-19, we've collected five examples that we think would be useful for our partners.

View the Resources

Regional Round-Up

"What Matters to You?" Day is on June 9 and this year we're committed to providing a platform for sharing your stories of empathy, kindness, innovation and creativity.

Read more about how you can reach out for support, share your ideas and become a part of the discussion! 

Read More

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