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BC Emergency Health Services & Interior Health Coordinating Committee (BCEHS-IH CC)

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Commitment: Long-term

Connection method: Hybrid

Open to Interior Region

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Operational leaders from BCEHS (BC Ambulance, BC Patient Transfer Network) & IH meet quarterly to plan, coordinate and evaluate service delivery where each organization intersects (e.g., development of Hot Stroke transport protocol: identifying Right Transport, Right Patient, Right Hospital, Right Timeframe).

The BCEHS-IH CC is seeking a Patient Voices Network representative to provide a patient/family perspective to enhance quality and patient safety in the pre-hospital and inter-hospital patient transfer system. The ideal candidate has the lived experience and understanding of patient transport challenges experienced by rural/remote/First Nation citizens.

The committee meets virtually and/or in-person in Kelowna. Meetings are 2 hours in length.

 

Level of Engagement

This opportunity is at the level of Involve on the IAP2 Spectrum of Public Participation.

Eligibility

  • Willing & comfortable to share health care experiences in a group setting
  • Specific health care experiences [details below]
  • Have access to technology and the internet to participate in the engagement opportunity
  • Comfortable using technology to attend online/virtual meetings
  • An interest in improving health care services
  • Has lived experience in rural/remote/First Nations communities.
Patient Partners ARE required to be PVN members to participate in this engagement opportunity.

Health Care Partner Contact Information

Robyn Sofonoff Program Manager, High Acuity Response Teams, Patient Transport, Access & Flow | Interior Health (250) 215-5179 robyn.sofonoff@interiorhealth.ca

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