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Because your voice matters.

Island Health, Community Health Services, Public Communications



Commitment: Short-term

Connection method: Virtual

Open to Vancouver Island Region


Our project focuses on making healthcare information accessible, inclusive, and easy to understand. We are seeking patient partners to collaborate in reviewing our healthcare materials. Their feedback on language, design, and other aspects will shape user-friendly resources.

Communication will be done via email. We will send documents for review and feedback. Participants should have access to email, be able to open PDFs, and if possible have access to Microsoft Word (not crucial). We are looking for 10 participants.

Level of Engagement

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


  • Have access to technology and the internet to participate in the engagement opportunity
  • An interest in improving health care services
  • The time to participate in the engagement opportunity
Patient Partners ARE NOT required to be PVN members to participate in this engagement opportunity.

Health Care Partner Contact Information

Amber Bosma-Roake Communications Designer, Community Health Services | Island Health (236) 638-5026

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Shannon Griffin

Leader, Patient and Family Centred Care in Fraser Health

Shannon Griffin

Recently, a PVN Patient Advisor asked healthcare partners, “What are we learning from patients, families, and others thus far during this pandemic?”. This is an excellent question and one to ask ourselves daily.