Blog Posts tagged 'Learning Opportunities'

QI Connect with e-Patient Dave

Healthcare Improvement Scotland is currently hosting an exciting line up of monthly WebEx sessions presented by an exceptional global faculty. Simply link in for free from your own desk, to learn from national and international leaders in quality improvement. This month’s session is with David “e-Patient Dave” deBronkart: patient voice advisor, cancer survivor and former high […]

Patient Partner Perspective: Modelling Indigenous Systems of Care

As part of our monthly blog feature on all the regions of BC (so far, we’ve done posts on a successful PVN project at Fraser Health and takeaways from the IAP2 conference in Victoria), we are focusing on Northern BC this month! We’ve asked Cherie, a PVN Patient Partner, to tell us about her experience […]

Canadian Patient Safety Week

Canadian Patient Safety Week is a national, annual campaign that started in 2005 to inspire extraordinary improvement in patient safety and quality. As the momentum for promoting best practices in patient safety has grown, so has the participation in Canadian Patient Safety Week. Canadian Patient Safety week is relevant to anyone who engages with our […]

Patient Partner Orientation Session – Vancouver Island

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. Email Engagement Leader Kira Tozer to register!

Engagement, Evaluation & Beyond Citation — Webinar

On October 2, Can-SOLVE CKD will host a special live broadcast discussion with Simon Denegri, an international expert on patient engagement in health research. Join Simon and a panel of Can-SOLVE CKD Network members for this exciting event. We will be sharing stories of our experiences with patient-oriented research and discussing topics such as: Democratizing […]

The How-To of Embedding “What Matters to You?” — Webinar

Join us for this practical, skills-based “What Matters to You?” webinar! It will be a how-to guide on preparing patients and family members for “What matters to you?” conversations, encouraging health care providers to ask the question, and rallying community members to lead the initiative. Speakers include Maggie Breslin from The Patient Revolution, Lara Gurney […]

Community Discussion on New Opportunities in Primary Health Care

Join the BC Health Coalition in a discussion about new primary care initiatives happening in BC, and hear about a community governed and interdisciplinary team approach to primary health care delivery to meet the needs of immigrants, refugees and older adult immigrants. Light refreshments provided. There is limited seating. To RSVP, please email Kari Kesslar at

The Challenges of Managing a Network: Patient Partner and Engagement Leader Perspectives

Patient Partner Charles Lee and Engagement Leader Jami Brown recently attended the 2018 Networks Leadership Symposium in Vancouver, BC. This year, the symposium was themed “Networks as Balancing Acts: Managing Inherent Tensions?”. The purpose of this event was to encourage participants to explore a range of network tensions and the challenges involved in trying to […]

A Workshop on Co-Designing Health Care: Amazing New Learning Opportunity for 20 Patient Partners

The BC Patient Safety & Quality Council just launched an awesome new workshop – an opportunity to learn about co-design methods from international health care leader Lynne Maher, Director of Innovation at Ko Awatea in NewZealand – and we’re excited to announce that we’ll be sponsoring 20 patient partners to attend. Read on to learn more […]