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Member, Patient Consent Notification Focus Group

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Open to Provincial Region, Patient partners across the province

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Improving access to family doctors in BC includes ensuring all public-facing materials are user-friendly and easy to navigate. The BC General Practice Services Committee is seeking eight patient partners with primary care experience to provide input on patient notification materials for Primary Care Networks through two focus groups in the comfort of their own home.

Open to: Patient partners across the province

Lead Organization or Department

British Columbia General Practice Services Committee (GPSC)


  • To support information sharing of health information for evaluation and quality improvement purposes within the Primary Care Networks by ensuring patient notification processes are clear for the public.
  • Patients will review materials (poster & handout) and ensure it is user friendly and easy to navigate for patient visiting their family physician.

Level of Engagement

This opportunity is at the level of consult on the spectrum of engagement. The promise to you is that the health care partner will listen to and acknowledge your ideas and concerns, and provide feedback on how your input affected the decision.


Patient partners in British Columbia who have:
  • Experience with visiting a family doctor in BC
  • A basic understanding of information privacy and sharing concepts
  • The ability to attend a virtual meeting using computer and access invitation log-in details
If you have a strong interest in this work but have not yet completed a PVN orientation and volunteer agreement, are unsure if your experience is a good fit or feel another format of engagement would work better with your availability, please contact the engagement leader directly.


Date/time: Wed, December 11 (after 12pm) or Thurs, December 12 (anytime) Location: Virtual focus group Commitment: Two two-hour focus groups


Not applicable – virtual opportunity


Please see GPSC Information Sharing Task Group : Fact Sheet 

Health Care Partner Contact Information

Jami Brown
Engagement Leader, Patient and Public Engagement


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