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Indigenous Patient Partner, Patient & Family Experience Council – BC Mental Health & Substance Use Services (BCMHSUS)

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Since October 2020, The Patient and Family Experience Council (PFEC) has served to advise the BCMHSUS Executive Leadership Team (ELT) on policies, practices, planning and delivery of patient- and family-centered care across the organization.

The PFEC is encouraging Indigenous patients and families with lived or living experience to join! Through these newly established partnerships, the PFEC seeks to ensure that BCMHSUS policies, programs, and services are culturally safe, guided by Indigenous perspectives and ways of knowing.

• Date and Time: 3rd Wednesday of every month
• Location: Zoom
• Commitment: 2-hour meetings, once per month, for a minimum of 6 months.

Deadline: December 7th, 2021

RSVP to:  engage_BCMHSUS@phsa.ca

From Our Community

Christine Wallsworth

Patient Partner, Vancouver

Christine Wallsworth

Patient and family partners should not be a check box on research proposals! They need to be involved right from the start. I know patient and family partners are doing their part by providing their knowledge to researchers from their lived experience.  It’s a win-win for us to work together through PVN to make sure our input drives improvements.