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Emergency Care BC Provincial Patient Discharge Sheets

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Commitment: Long-term

Connection method: Virtual

Open to Provincial Region, Patient partners across BC

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Patient Discharge Sheets are hosted by Emergency Care BC (ECBC) on our website and are meant to be useful tools for patients to be provided with upon discharge from an Emergency Department, to help patients care for themselves or family members at home and know when to seek additional care.

As the audience for these sheets are patients, ECBC wishes to work with patient partners to provide feedback on these sheets as they are updated or created throughout the year. This is a critical role to ensure the success of these resources by helping ECBC improve them. Beyond helping improve these resources, there will also be opportunities to participate or even help facilitate (if desired) in patient workshops throughout the summer with additional patient partners.

We are ideally looking for two patient partners to work together throughout the year. The exact amount of participation time is negotiable but we believe it will average out to about 4 hours a month.

Recognition for time will be provided according to organizational policies.

Level of Engagement

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

Eligibility

  • Willing & comfortable to share health care experiences in a group setting
  • 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

Patient Partners ARE required to be PVN members to participate in this engagement opportunity.

Health Care Partner Contact Information

Paul Collins-Williams
Project Manager, Emergency Care BC | Provincial Health Services Authority
(604) 875-7277
paul.collinswilliams@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.