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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  
  
May 2014

May 13, 2014 10:14 AM

Even though many of us will eventually need it, we don't often think about long term care  -- out of sight, out of mind. It's also easy to forget that for some, like Peter Farrah, long term care is a reality at a young age. Whether young or old, the quality of long term care services in Canada is an important issue that needs attention and consideration.  We can learn a lot from the experiences of patients like Peter as reported by Susan Burgess, CBC News.

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ALL, About the healthcare system , Finding your way through the system, Stories about patient experiences  
  
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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