Join Our Oversight & Advisory Committee!

You’ve heard about its activities and read the minutes from its meetings. Now is your chance to join our Oversight & Advisory Committee! We have six openings available for patient partner representatives to join the Committee!

Working in collaboration with the BC Patient Safety & Quality Council, the Committee provides guidance and recommendations to the Council in leading PVN and ensures the patient voice is included in the planning of our strategic directions and activities. You're invited to become one of 12 patient partner representatives and contribute to guiding PVN.

Learn more about the opportunity and express your interest.

Read the Story Behind a New Inclusivity Policy & Playbook

The Provincial Health Services Authority is engaging patients to develop a Patient and Family Inclusivity Policy and Playbook. From straightforward information to accessibility of care, patients and families shared what they think is most important to include in this resource. Read the post.

Online Networking Space for Patient Partners

The Patient and Family Advisory Council Network is an amazing online forum led by the Institute for Patient and Family Centered Care where patients and care providers can connect and learn about patient- and family-centred care in North America. Learn more and join the network.

FETCH Community Health Resources in Northwest BC

Doctors of BC have just released the Pacific Northwest edition of FETCH (For Everything That’s Community Health), a one-stop online resource where patients and care providers can find information on health and social services in their own communities, from counselling to assistance to find a family doctor. Check FETCH out.

Have You Joined our Facebook Group Yet?

Speaking of online networking spaces, we have one for PVN too!

The PVN Patient & Health Care Partners Facebook Group is our own closed group where patients and health care partners can network, get to know and support each other, and exchange ideas on how to improve BC’s health care system.

Questions or Suggestions?

Your feedback is very important to us. What kinds of volunteer opportunities are you interested in? What else would you like to see in our newsletters?

Send us an email, phone 604.668.8240 or 1.877.282.1919, or connect with us on Twitter, Facebook and LinkedIn.

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