Meet Our New Oversight & Advisory Committee Members

We’re excited to announce that our new patient partner representatives have been selected!

Find out more about the selection process, see who the new committee members are, and learn about their hopes for PVN in the coming years here.

And if you have any questions or suggestions about the selection process and the Oversight & Advisory Committee's work as a whole, please don't hesitate to contact us!


Learning How to Tell a Good Story in Health Care

Our Engagement Leader for the Fraser Valley Region, Jami Brown, held a learning café in May where she shared the secrets of storytelling with a group of patient and health care partners.

Read about the event and our upcoming storytelling resources in our new blog post.


Intimidated Patients May Act Like Hostages

This study by Texas A&M University  – which suggested that patients who find themselves “clamming up” during doctor visits may be similar in some ways to hostages – made waves on social media this month. Many patient partners identified with the findings of the study and shared their stories.

Follow us on Twitter, Facebook and LinkedIn for more articles and stories.


How Much Do You Know About Sepsis?

Sepsis is a condition where the body’s response to infection damages its tissues and organs. If not treated promptly, it can lead to multi-organ system failure or – for millions of people each year – death.

Shockingly, up to 8 in 10 people have never heard of sepsis. Don’t be one of them!  Learn about sepsis and read patient stories.

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