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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 health system in BC and beyond.

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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Member, BC Renal Emergency Management Committee

Would you like to contribute to emergency and continuity planning of kidney treatment and care in BC? We are looking for two people who have living experience of dialysis to join the BC Renal Emergency Management Committee in planning ahead with health professionals for any major emergencies or disasters in…

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Advertising and Communication with the Public Public Resource

The College of Physicians and Surgeons of British Columbia (the College) is committed to your protection and safety. This is a summary of what you can expect of your physician or surgeon when they advertise or promote their medical services, the clinic or facility where they practise, or themselves to…

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Invitation to Participate in BC Guidelines External Reviews – Heart Failure: Diagnosis and Management

The Heart Failure – Diagnosis and Management guideline is available for External Review until January 12, 2023. The guideline provides recommendations for the diagnosis and management of people aged ≥ 19 years with suspected or confirmed heart failure in the primary care setting. It focuses primarily on chronic ambulatory…

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Invitation to Participate in BC Guidelines External Reviews – High-risk Drinking and Alcohol Use Disorder

The High-Risk Drinking and Alcohol Use Disorder guideline is available for External Review until January 12, 2023. This guideline is an adaptation of the British Columbia Centre on Substance Use’s (BCCSU) Provincial Guideline for the Clinical Management of High-Risk Drinking and Alcohol Use Disorder (2019). It aims to…

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SUPPORT Study – Postpartum Depression and Anxiety

Have you been feeling sad, anxious, or overwhelmed since giving birth? If so, you may be eligible to participate in the SUPPORT study, a research study looking at a new website for postpartum depression and anxiety. We are aiming to see whether using this website helps to improve depression…

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Digital Health Learning Program

Infoway has launched the Digital Health Learning Program. The primary goal of this program is to improve digital health literacy among Canadians. The program includes resources to increase awareness of digital health services available in Canada and provides information to better access and engage with Canada’s digital health care system.

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From Our Community

Cherie Mercer

Patient Partner, New Aiyansh

Cherie Mercer

I have learned so much about innovation and capacity building by being part of PVN. I signed up to build my leadership skills, however, I experience benefits for myself, my community and Indigenous peoples throughout the province. I understand more about the complexities and opportunities required to improve health care.