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Update on Patient Partnership in Island Health



Commitment: One-time

Connection method: Virtual

Open to Vancouver Island Region


Description: Join Jana Archer of Island Health and Tammy Hoefer of Health Quality BC as they share about the future of patient partnership in Island Health, and the launch of a new Island Health patient and public partnership program.
Jana and Tammy look forward to sharing about this new program and what this change may mean for you, including new supports and opportunities for engagement. We also will share how Island Health and PVN will continue to collaborate going forward. We are excited to grow and continue to support the amazing impact patient partners make every day across Island Health!
Attendees will be invited to share questions ahead of time or during the meeting, and as many as possible will be answered during the meeting.

Time: July 24th 2024. 9:30am-10:30am

Follow up: A message will be sent to all participants after the meeting with answers to questions that arose during the meeting. In addition, a survey will be sent out after the meeting with a few short questions to ask for patient partner feedback on the format and content of the meeting.

Level of Engagement

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


  • Have access to technology and the internet 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

Ashley Carr
Interim manager, The Office of Experience | Island Health
(250) 250-8825

From Our Community

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.