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Advisor Successes

Here are some examples of work that patient and family advisors have been involved in, or are working on now:

  • Now to Wow conference keynote speaker (March 2011)
  • Child & Youth Advisory Council input on these web pages (April 2011)
  • Experienced advisors provide input on emerging policy issues (March/June 2011)
  • Patients advised AHS regarding access to health care facilities/locations (April 2011)
  • Patients and families are helping to design coordinated care (ongoing)
  • Patients are participating in hiring & interview panels for some key South Health Campus leadership positions in Calgary (2010 & ongoing 2011)
  • Patients are participating to help design new ambulatory care processes at South Health Campus, and have helped to design patient rooms for this new facility (2010 & ongoing 2011)
  • Patient advisors assisted in creation of the Safer Together brochure and video (Oct 2010)
  • Patients are helping to improve policies around ‘Family & Friends’ Presence at the bedside (ongoing)