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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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Study – Follow-up Care after Treatment for Prostate Cancer in Nova Scotia

A research team from Dalhousie University and Nova Scotia Health Authority is studying the follow-up care provided to men in Nova Scotia who have been diagnosed with and treated for prostate cancer. As part of this study, the research team is conducting telephone interviews with Nova Scotia men who…

Deadline: Apply by

Interview Participant, Virtual Health Evaluation Project

Have you (or your family member) been receiving care at a Kidney Care Clinic for the past 18 months or more? We’d love to hear about your care experience and your thoughts on how to better use a combination of in-person, phone and video visits to provide kidney care in…


Open to Provincial Region

Virtual Infoway Partnership Series & Conference

The Infoway Partnership Series takes place monthly from May to October 2021 followed by the Infoway Partnership Conference on December 1. Each month you can join sessions to learn about Canada Health Infoway’s latest initiatives and health sector update, and hear form a range of international leaders. Infoway Partnership Series…

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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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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,…

Deadline: Apply by

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…

Deadline: Apply by

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

Nancy J. Wood

Patient Partner, Sidney

Nancy J. Wood

I was thrilled to discover the Patient Voices Network, where the array of places to be the voice of a patient is vast and incredibly interesting. Besides my ongoing “gig” with the BC Emergency Medicine Network, I have enjoyed being involved in several one-off initiatives. I love working with professionals who genuinely value the perspectives of their patient partners.