BC AHSN advisory council

For Patients, Families & Caregivers

What is a patient partner?

A patient is someone with personal experience of a health issue, including informal caregivers such as family and friends. The picture below explains more graphically what a patient partner is:


Do you have personal experience as a patient in BC? Or are you an informal caregiver of someone who does?



    Find out more by exploring these options:

    There are a number of ways you can help shape health research in BC. For example, you can get involved in health research governance, help set research priorities, or work as part of a team to conduct research.