This month, we’re sharing how a patient partner helped improve the ultrasound experience in Kelowna, encouraging patient partners to submit abstracts to Quality Forum and sharing World Sepsis Day events. Plus, check out how Terrace celebrated “What Matters to You?” Day.

How a Patient Partner Helped Improve the Ultrasound Experience in Kelowna

How a Patient Partner Helped Improve the Ultrasound Experience in Kelowna

The staff in the medical imaging department at Kelowna General Hospital knew that ultrasound experiences for both patients and staff could be improved. In the spring of 2018, they held a Rapid Process Improvement Workshop to identify potential improvements with the help of patient partner Leya Stringer.

Find Out How it Was Improved

Submit your Quality Forum abstract by September 10, or apply to attend the Quality Forum

Time's Running Out - Submit Your Quality Forum Abstracts
Plus, Check Out Engagement Opportunities!

Each year, the BC Patient Safety & Quality Council's Quality Forum brings together some of the most innovative minds working throughout the health care system.

Patient partners are encouraged to submit abstracts for consideration, either for work they’ve undertaken independently or as an engaged patient partner with a health care organization. Plus, patient partners can RSVP to attend the Forum.

Submit Your Abstract by September 10

Register Today for Your Regional Update Meeting

Regional update meetings give updates on our work and that of the BC Patient Safety & Quality Council, plus news on what’s happening across your region. They'll also provide opportunities to meet other PVN patient partners and get to know your engagement leader.

  • Northern: September 22 | 1200-1300 | Register
  • Fraser: October 19 | 1800-1900 | Register
  • Vancouver Coastal: October 20 | 1400-1500 | Register
  • Interior: October 22 | 1200-1300 | Register
  • Island: October 26 | 1200-1300 | Register

Attend an event on World Sepsis Day

Get Involved in World Sepsis Day on September 13

World Sepsis Day is a global call to action for increasing public awareness and knowledge of sepsis.

This World Sepsis Day, the BC Sepsis Network is hosting two webinars about post-sepsis syndrome and the latest evidence for in-hospital sepsis care, where you’ll hear from experts and have a chance to ask questions.

Register for a World Sepsis Day Event

Celebrating "What Matters to You?" Day in Terrace

A "What Matters to You?" Day Celebration in TerraceCathy Almost, an Engagement Leader at the BC Patient Safety & Quality Council, recently partnered with nurse Brianna Sidney to celebrate "What Matters to You?" Day at Terrace's Seven Sisters and Birchwood Mental Health facilities.


Read How the Celebration Went

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