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External Opportunities

We’re passionate about increasing opportunities for PVN members to get involved in BC’s health care system.

In addition to the engagement opportunities offered by our health care partners, we list opportunities administered and supported by other organizations that are also looking for deeply committed patient partners to improve BC’s health system.

This section connects you with external engagement opportunities that are not hosted through PVN. Please respond directly to the organizations offering engagement opportunities.

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Seeking Input: National Long-Term Care Services Standard

Health Standards Organization is a global standards development organization committed to the development of health and social services standards through partnership and collaboration to facilitate better health outcomes for all, both in Canada and globally. National Standard for Long-Term Care Services HSO is in the process of creating a new National Long-Term…

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Voices of Brain Injury

Voices of Brain Injury is a blog-style publication focusing on the stories of individuals with brain injuries. The purpose of this project is to reconnect individuals with brain injuries through shared experiences and stories, as well as to increase public awareness…

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A Novel Mechanism to Support Transformative Model Interrogation in Patient-Oriented Health Economics: the Peer Models Network

In today’s data-driven world, scientific models are routinely used to inform healthcare decision-making. To respond to the legitimate public demand for model transparency, we have launched an initiative called the Peer Models Network, with support from the BC Academic Health Science Network and affiliated BC SUPPORT Unit. The Peer…

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Open to Provincial Region

Patient Partner Member, BC Renal Palliative Care Committee

The BC Renal Palliative Care Committee works to ensure that patients living with chronic kidney disease have access to high quality comprehensive and well integrated kidney palliative care. The committee oversees and coordinates efforts that will advance a palliative approach to kidney care that includes patient identification, advance care planning,…

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Open to Provincial Region

Patient and Family Engagement Consultant

The Chilliwack Division of Family Practice is a non-profit society that represents family physicians in Chilliwack, Agassiz, Seabird Island and Hope. We also have nurse practitioners, medical residents and medical students as associate members. Our members provide primary care services from Chilliwack to Boston Bar and we strive to improve…

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Open to Fraser – Vancouver Coastal, Provincial Region

Member, Patient Working Group, CANet

The Cardiac Arrhythmia Network of Canada is a National research network experienced in engaging patients in governance, cardiac research, and technology development. CANet is looking to engage patients as members of multiple working groups that will inform the functionality and usability of a remote patient monitoring technology used as…

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Open to Provincial Region

From Our Community

Layton Engwer

Patient Partner, Sooke

Layton Engwer

PVN helped empower me to make meaningful contributions to Primary Care (PC) locally and provincially.  It also facilitated creation of PC Patient Voices which is focused on PC and provides education support and building on shared experiences.