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BC Palliative Care Quality Outcome Measures



Commitment: Short-term

Connection method: Virtual

Open to Provincial Region, Patient partners across BC


Looking for participants for a province-wide palliative care quality improvement project!

We are looking for patient partners to participate in a new project looking to answer the following questions:

– What does good palliative care look like to patients and families?
– How can we measure good palliative care for patients and families in BC?

Participation involves completing at least 3 online surveys and 1-2 online focus groups. A small financial gift is provided.

Level of Engagement

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


  • 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
  • The time to participate in the engagement opportunity
  • • people currently living with a life-limiting illness AND/OR • people with experience as a family caregiver to someone with a life-limiting illness AND/OR • people with previous experience of a life-limiting illness
Patient Partners ARE NOT required to be PVN members to participate in this engagement opportunity.

Health Care Partner Contact Information

Simon Anderson Research Analyst, Research | BC Centre for Palliative Care (250) 218-7296

From Our Community

Laura Klein

Clinical Practice Consultant in Fraser Health

Laura Klein

Seeking the patient perspective doesn’t have to be complicated; it simply entails a commitment to ask and listen. Patient advisors not only bring a valuable perspective but also share original ideas and unique skills. Including the patient and family perspective changes the conversation and aligns the team’s focus towards common goals.