How Many More?

How many more doctors in Alberta are going to be sending their patients a similar letter as the one Brenda recieved?

What is RISE

Recently, Emma, a member of our Pts4Chg community highlighted this group. If you or someone you know lives in a rural community, RISE may be of interest to you.

How Safe is Your Care?

If you are interested in patient safety and have some personal experiences to share, here is an opportunity that might be on interest to you.

Patient-Oriented Research Podcasts

If you are interested in Patient-Oriented Research, why not join Beverley Pomeroy and Lisa Ridgeway for SPORCast? This bi-weekly podcast discusses the Standards for Patient-Oriented Research from the west coast of Canada. To listen to previous podcasts and more, including the conversation with Andre Picard, check out the SPORCast podcast page.

Missing at Conferences?

Why Do Words Matter?

Undoubtedly, there are occasions when we cannot find the right word to use, use the wrong one or are at a total loss of words. To some people and in some situations, such a word error may be seen as no big deal. However, this may not be the case, as Lorna Kay Thomas discusses in her blog post, “A Small Victory: Changing the CBC’s use of “drug abuser.”

Lessons from Day Camp -COVID-19

In this Twitter thread, a mother shares the lessons she learned when her daughters went to day camp in our COVID-19 reality.

“So our girls spent a week at day camp. It was our first foray into the girls being away from us and in contact with other children outside their bubble since the pandemic started. We put into practice all that we had taught and prepped for. Here is what happened.”