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January 2016
Why we need a Health Accord with patients at the centre
Jan 17, 2016 9:00 AM

This week the Federal, Provincial and Territorial Health Ministers will be discussing the future vision for Canada's health care system, and we stand with patients and their families in urging governments to look at improvement through the patient lens.

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ALL, About the healthcare system  
November 2015

Family Presence Policies: Because families are more than visitors, they are partners in care
Nov 10, 2015 8:00 AM

Today we're excited to support and share Better Together: Partnering with Families, a North American campaign encouraging hospitals to review their visiting policies with a view to adopting family presence policies.

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ALL, About the healthcare system , Patient-centred measures  
September 2015

Engaging patients in health research
Sep 10, 2015 8:00 PM

This is part of our 'Impact' series, where we unpack the context and opportunity for our work, and what it means to patients, family caregivers and the healthcare community across Canada.

Patients Canada is part of a national coalition funded by the Canadian Institutes of Health Research (CIHR) that is putting patients and family caregivers at the centre of health research, and we're eager to share our progress.

We sat down with Alies Maybee, SPOR Team Lead and Patient Advisor with Patients Canada, to talk about the new landscape of patient partners in research, and how this is contributing to the big picture of an improved healthcare system.

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ALL, Our Impact, Patient-centred measures, Patient engagement  

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