How many more doctors in Alberta are going to be sending their patients a similar letter as the one Brenda recieved?
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.
In a joint letter, four mayors in Alberta appeal to all Albertans to write members of the provincial government. Read the following article to discover why this appeal has been made.
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.
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.
This woman’s recent actions have brought her much recognition. (Admittedly, this is not apt to be the kind of recognition she was hoping to generate.) Kudos to the Fabricland employee who handled the situation calmly and tactfully.
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"Health care conferences without patients are like birthday parties without the birthday girl or graduation parties without the graduates." #patientengagement #patientexperience #patientvoice #collaboration #conferences #inclusion #codesignhttps://t.co/uBMrRyzlD1— Patients 4 Change (@Pts4Chg) September 10, 2020
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.”
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.”