In the fall of 2020, a Palliative Care - Partners, Services and Transitions Shared Care project was created in the North Okanagan. The goal of this work was to develop a new model of palliative care and define future processes that better support persons, families and caregivers in their journeys.
I moved to what is now known as Canada a little over two years ago. Until then, I lived all 27 years of my life in one place. Actually two, but in the same region of the same country. As a child, I had the opportunity to learn English and…
In late 2020, Interior Health began the task of re-building its public website – which receives over six million page views per year – from the ground up. To do this work, the project team reached out to the Patient Voices Network to create meaningful opportunities for patient partners to be involved in the work.
This month marks the end of Pamela Jessen’s term as co-chair of our Oversight & Advisory Committee. Pamela’s vision and dedication have been instrumental in building the network as a platform for partnerships to flourish.
We’re excited to welcome Vikram Bubber as he moves from vice-chair to co-chair, and Maria Klement in her new role of vice-chair!
In February 2021, Patient Voices Network patient partners formed a review group to provide valuable feedback on draft materials as public consumers of information. This ensures the perspective of those receiving the information is included.
How do we know when we’ve achieved cultural safety? When both sides leave feeling content. This is one answer shared as we met with Indigenous patient partners during a recent project to develop resources about culturally safe patient engagement.