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September 2015
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  
  
June 2015

Jun 1, 2015 12:00 PM

This is part of our 'Spotlight' series, where we shed light on some of the amazing work being done by informed patients and family caregivers from across Canada.

We spoke with Dr. Robin McGee, a registered Clinical Psychologist, author and Patient Advocate about her patient experience and what drove her to become involved in improving the patient experience in her community and beyond.

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ALL, Patient engagement, Stories about patient experiences, Spotlight  
  
April 2014

Apr 22, 2014 8:58 AM
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Emily Nicholas works with Patients Canada as a speaker and adviser. She is also a research assistant with the Department of Community and Family Medicine at St. Michael’s hospital and helps bring the patient perspective to design with Pivot Health group.

Over the past decade or so I have been tested, injected, measured, scanned and x-rayed so often that you may want to stand back a little from this page.  It was not the education I had in mind for myself.  But, as my mother is fond of saying, “nothing is wasted” and it is true that my patient experience has provided life lessons and insights that continue to serve me well.  Hopefully they can help start you thinking about what you can do to improve your patient experience.

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ALL, How to tell patient stories, Patient engagement, Stories about patient experiences  
  
 

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