Blog Posts tagged 'Northern Region'

Caring for Older Adults: Health, Wellness & Person-Centred Care

Do you work in health care or health research, and want to learn more about the well-being of older adults? Are you an older adult interested in the future of your care, or a caregiver who’s unsure of what to expect? For answers to these questions, join the British Columbia Academic Health Science Network (BC […]

International Overdose Awareness Day (Quesnel)

Purple ribbons for lost loved ones, grey for survivors. Naloxone training, information and free food. For more information about this International Overdose Awareness Day event, please contact Willow Giesinger at 250.983.9669 or

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 […]

Patient Partner Perspective: The Importance of Community During the Opioid Crisis

Around the world, August 31 is recognized as Overdose Awareness Day. This year, Fort St. John is taking this event one step further: two local groups, the Fort St. John Community Action Team and Healthy Fort St. John, have joined forces to organize a week of activities to help raise awareness around substance use. There is […]

41st Annual Northern Doctor’s Day

Patient Voices Network will have information and resources about patient engagement support and services as part of Northern Doctor’s Day 2017! Come learn how PVN can help you engage patients in your own work.

Vanderhoof Seniors’ Health Fair

The Patient Voices Network will have a table set up at the Vanderhoof Seniors’ Health Fair from 10:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. on Wednesday, November 1. Come out and learn about the exciting opportunities going on across the region and how you can get involved! We will also be sharing information about Change Day BC, including collecting your own pledges!

Change Day BC Pledge Drive

Join representatives from the University Hospital of Northern BC (UHNBC) Medical Staff Association, Northern Health and the Patient Voices Network to learn more about Change Day BC and make your pledge!

Data-Driven Improvement: How to Use Data to Drive Meaningful Change

*SOLD OUT – contact to join the waitlist*

Measurement and the effective use of data are cornerstones of any improvement effort, from incremental changes to radical transformations, but it can be difficult to know where to begin.

That’s why we’ve planned a one-day, in-person workshop on data-driven improvement. This hands-on, non-technical workshop will explore how data can be used to drive the improvements we wish to see – setting up measurement systems that work, analyzing data to uncover new insights and monitoring improvements over time.

International Overdose Awareness Day: Coming Together (Fort St. James)

Nurses from the Nak’azdli Health Center have partnered with Nak’azdli Wellness, Northern Health Public Health Nursing, Community Paramedics, The Key, Mental Health & Addiction Services along with community members to conduct a community event that will focus on increasing awareness of overdose and acknowledging the grief for those who have been affected by overdose.

Patient Partner Orientation Session – Province-wide

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 PVN Patient Partner, as well as answer any questions you may have.