Blog Posts tagged 'Interior Region'

Arthritis Talks: Arthritis & Work

Strategies to manage arthritis while in the workplace Arthritis can pose significant challenges to working life due to pain and fatigue. But most people with arthritis want to work. At this Arthritis Talks symposium you will learn: Your rights, accommodations employers must make and employment laws The dos and don’ts of medical cannabis while working […]

International Overdose Awareness Day: Memorial Tree Planting (Westbank)

Let’s take a moment as a community to gather for lunch and a memorial tree planting for International Overdose Awareness Day in commemoration for those we have lost to overdose. This tree will be available in the Community Services lobby for the week of August 26-30 to leave a special note to those who lost […]

International Overdose Awareness Day (Kelowna)

This International Overdose Awareness Day event, organized by Moms Stop the Harm, will feature music, naloxone training, drug testing education and a candlelit vigil. For more information on this event, contact Helen Jennens at 259-763-9354 or helen_jennens@hotmail.com.

International Overdose Awareness Day (Kamloops)

Starting with a screening of our Photo Voice video project at Heritage House, then an unveiling of a memorial bench in Riverside Park. For more information about this International Overdose Awareness Day event, please contact Sandra Tully at 250.372.9928 or sltully@shaw.ca.

International Overdose Awareness Day: Wellness Fair (Vernon)

Come and attend our wellness fair. We will be raising awareness around overdose prevention and providing information about available services and supports in our community. This will include opportunities to share stories, and honour and remember those we have lost. For more information about this International Overdose Awareness Day event, please contact Jennifer Glen at 778-212-4349 or […]

Interior Health Research Week

If you’re someone who loves all things research-related, Interior Health Research Week is the event you’ve been waiting for! The second annual Interior Health Research Week is taking place from September 24 – 28, 2018. Events listed are free and open to all, and will be available via WebEx or in-person. There are several patient engagement-specific workshops, […]

Patient Partner Orientation Session – Princeton

Welcome to the Patient Voices Network! Everyone must complete an orientation in order to participate in engagement opportunities. This orientation will cover everything you need to know to be a member, as well as answer any questions you may have. Parking and transportation costs to attend the session will be reimbursed. Light refreshments will be […]

Patient Partner Orientation Session – Kelowna

Welcome to the Patient Voices Network! Everyone must complete an orientation in order to participate in engagement opportunities. This orientation will cover everything you need to know to be a member, as well as answer any questions you may have. Parking and transportation costs to attend the session will be reimbursed. Light refreshments will be […]

Patient Partner Orientation Session – Okanagan (Webinar)

Welcome to the Patient Voices Network! Everyone must complete an orientation in order to participate in engagement opportunities. This orientation will cover everything you need to know to be a member, as well as answer any questions you may have. Please RSVP to Carol Stathers at cstathers@bcpsqc.ca or 778.516.3308 to get login information to join the […]

Engaging Young Adults in Health Care Planning (Nursing 431)

We are dedicated to bringing a range of voices to health care planning discussions. Including individuals of all ages will ensure that BC’s health care system reflects the needs of BC’s communities. Carol Stathers, Engagement Leader for the Interior region, shares how she partnered with two nursing students to encourage engagement among young adults.

International Overdose Awareness Day (Salmon Arm)

This International Overdose Awareness Day event aims to raise awareness around overdose prevention. Naloxone training will be offered to equip community members with the knowledge and skills to reverse an overdose and save a life.

International Overdose Awareness Day (Kamloops)

The purpose of International Overdose Awareness Day is to focus on prevention and remembrance and decrease the stigma towards people with substance use addictions. This public event will be an inclusive, family-friendly awareness day that focuses on prevention and remembrance as well as social inclusion that encourages community conversations to expand understanding and compassion for […]

We’re Engaging Younger Patient Partners! Here’s How

A key priority for PVN is to diversify our network to better reflect the population in BC. We’ve been working to recruit people with specific health experiences, youth and men, as well as populations of varying social and cultural backgrounds. In this post, our engagement leader Carol Stathers tells us more about PVN’s initiatives to […]