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Health Care Partner Opportunities

Health care organizations value patients’, families’ and caregivers’ input to improve their quality of care. Over the past decade, PVN has seen a dramatic increase in opportunities from health care organizations who are reaching out to PVN to connect with you.

From committees to quality improvement projects, and everything in between, engagements are led by health care partners and supported by PVN.

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16 Opportunities

Member, Primary Health Care Patient and Family Advisory Council – Fraser Health

Volunteer Opportunity Having primary and community care meet the needs of patients and families with consistency and coordination across the region is the goal of the Primary Health Care Patient and Family Advisory Council. They are seeking eight patient partners to share their experience about primary health care services…

Deadline: Apply by

Commitment: Long-term

Connection method: Virtual

Open to Fraser – Vancouver Coastal

Participant, Shared Care Maternity Community of Practice Inaugural Engagement Event

Volunteer Opportunity The Shared Care Committee (a partnership between Doctors of BC and the Ministry of Health) is supporting the development of a Maternity Community of Practice – a group of health care providers and other partners who share a common interest in, and concerns about maternity care issues…

Deadline: Apply by

Commitment: Short-term

Connection method: Virtual

Open to Provincial Region

Participant, Dialogue: Emerging Innovations in Diabetes

Volunteer Opportunity Are you interested in the discussions regarding emerging innovations in prevention, management and reversal of type 2 diabetes? The Institute for Health System Transformation and Sustainability, along with the BC Patient Safety & Quality Council is looking for patient partners to participate in two dynamic half-day…

Deadline: Apply by

Commitment: Short-term

Connection method: Virtual

Open to Provincial Region

Member, Island Health Heart Health Development Steering Committee

Volunteer Opportunity Island Health is growing, so are the numbers of patients that are reliant on timely, high-quality heart health services. Over the next year, we will be coming together with multiple groups to plan how we will improve heart health care in Central and North Vancouver Island.

Deadline: Apply by

Commitment: Long-term

Connection method: Virtual

Open to Vancouver Island Region

Patient Partner, Island Health Surgery Program Quality Council

Volunteer Opportunity Help improve surgical services on Vancouver Island! The Surgery Program Quality Council wants to work with patient partners in the development of a person- and family-centred surgery program. RSVP Now Lead Organization/Department Surgical Quality, Island Health Aim The Surgery Program Quality Council strives…

Deadline: Apply by

Commitment: Long-term

Connection method: Virtual

Open to Vancouver Island Region

Member, Medicine Quality Council, Island Health

Volunteer Opportunity If you are a patient or family caregiver who is interested in improving patient care and the health care experience, please join our Medicine Quality Council! RSVP Now Lead Organization/Department Medicine Quality, Island Health Aim The Medicine Quality Council aims to ensure that…

Deadline: Apply by

Commitment: Long-term

Connection method: Virtual

Open to Vancouver Island Region

Participant, Patient Requirements for Remote Patient Monitoring Workshop

Volunteer Opportunity Provincial Health Services Authority (PHSA) is seeking to understand what is needed from a Remote Patient Monitoring (RPM) solution for patients. RPM is a method of health care delivery that uses technologies to gather patient data, such as vital signs and assessment data. This data is gathered…

Deadline: Apply by

Commitment: Short-term

Connection method: Virtual

Open to Provincial Region

Member, Home Support Advisory Committee

Volunteer Opportunity Do you have experience receiving home support or do you have a family member who has received these services? Join the Home Support Advisory Committee to share your experience, knowledge and feedback. RSVP Now Lead Organization/Department Home Care Strategy, Island Health Aim Our…

Deadline: Apply by

Commitment: Long-term

Connection method: Virtual

Open to Vancouver Island Region

Member, Practice Council – Fraser Health

Volunteer Opportunity Fraser Health is committed to improving the safety, appropriateness, and quality of health care services across the region. Including the patients’ voice highlights the importance of mutually beneficial partnerships to improve health care. We are seeking two-three patient advisors to join our Practice Council.

Deadline: Apply by

Commitment: Long-term

Connection method: Virtual

Open to Fraser – Vancouver Coastal

Member, Island Health Policy Governance Council

Volunteer Opportunity Do you see the importance of policy in improving health and care for others? Are you passionate about having patient voices as part of policy development and governance? We are seeking patient partners to join our Policy Governance Council, to help us drive improvement through policy governance…

Deadline: Apply by

Commitment: Long-term

Connection method: Virtual

Open to Vancouver Island Region

From Our Community

Ovey Yeung

Patient Partner, Vancouver

Ovey Yeung

Being involved in the Patient Voices Network has broadened my understanding of the system and helped me empathize with health care challenges and limitations. What matters to me is to walk away feeling that my experience matters, that I matter!