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Culturally Safe Engagement: What Matters to Indigenous (First Nations, Métis and Inuit) Patient Partners Pamphlet

Date Published: November 25th, 2021

This pamphlet on creating culturally safe engagements was created from the voices of Indigenous (First Nations, Métis and Inuit) patient partners. We hosted an event centred around “What Matters to You in Indigenous Culturally Safe Patient Engagements?”, where we heard from Indigenous patient partners about what makes them feel comfortable…


Culturally Safe Engagement: What Matters to Indigenous (First Nations, Métis and Inuit) Patient Partners Companion Guide

Date Published: November 25th, 2021

This guide to creating culturally safe engagements was created from the voices of Indigenous (First Nations, Métis and Inuit) patient partners. We hosted an event centred around “What Matters to You in Indigenous Culturally Safe Patient Engagements?”, where we heard from Indigenous patient partners about what makes them feel comfortable…


Jeff Beselt: Stories and Lessons in Indigenous Health and Wellness

Date Published: March 26th, 2019

Jeff is driven by his passion for cultural humility and belief in culture change through compassion and inclusion. Much of his time as a family physician has been spent working in partnership with First Nations communities and he provides care as a member of the health and wellness teams in…


Virtual Engagement: Relationship Building, Safe, Authentic and Culturally Appropriate Practices

Date Published: March 14th, 2022

In May 2021, the Kana Wain Dida International conference and gathering, hosted by Kitatipithitamak Mithwayawin (COVID-19 Indigenous), brought together community members, academics, medical professionals, youth, and more to learn and share with one another in the midst of the pandemic. This collection of Indigenous voices and experiences goes beyond the…


Partnering with Patients and Families in Patient Safety Incident Reviews

Date Published: December 16th, 2020

As the health care system provides care and responds to COVID-19, there have been gaps in service identified by health care providers, patients, families and the public. In establishing a person- and family-centred approach to care delivery, Susan Heathcote and Elizabeth Baron from Vancouver Coastal Health’s Client Relations and Risk…


BC Health Quality Matrix

Date Published: February 26th, 2020

The BC Health Quality Matrix provides a common language and understanding about quality for all those who engage with, deliver, support, manage and govern health and wellness services. It answers the question: What do we mean by the “quality” of care? The Matrix was first published in 2009 guided by…


Applying Cultural Safety & Humility in Patient Engagement

Date Published: June 27th, 2019

Uncomfortable, uncertain or curious to learn more? If this describes how you or a coworker feel when planning to engage patients and families who are or may be BC First Nations, this webinar will provide you with valuable information! Mark Matthew, the First Nations Health Authority’s Manager of Quality Initiatives…


Nadine Caron: Be Responsive (Not Reactive) to the Needs of Indigenous Canadians

Date Published: March 26th, 2019

Nadine currently resides in Prince George, where she provides surgical oncology care for those that call rural and remote Canada home. Her work involves a variety of audiences and knowledge users including governments, provincial health authorities, national medical organizations, health research funding bodies, and several universities to achieve identified and…


Indigenous Cultural Safety and Humility in Quality Improvement

Date Published: March 21st, 2019

BC health system partners have signed the Declaration of Commitment on Cultural Safety and Humility in Health Services with the First Nations Health Authority (FNHA). The initiative was led by a landmark commitment from the BC Ministry of Health and all six health authorities in 2015. In 2017, all 21…


Webinar 7: ​​​Cultural Safety – Respect and Dignity in Relationships Indigenous Peoples and the Health Care System

Date Published: June 14th, 2017

Webinar 7: ​​​Cultural Safety – Respect and Dignity in Relationships Indigenous Peoples and the Health Care System On June 7, Northern Health’s newly branded Indigenous Health Team presented an overview of Northern Health resources that support cultural safety, along with specific examples of resources and initiatives developed and undertaken by…


Webinar 11: Leading with Culture in First Nations Community Contexts

Date Published: November 6th, 2017

Webinar 11: Leading with Culture in First Nations Community Contexts First Nations in BC have practised traditional healing and wellness since time immemorial. Today, traditional wellness approaches have a vital role in improving overall health and wellness for First Nations. Services that are consistent with First Nations values and principles…


Webinar 10: Responding to Anti-Indigenous Racism in the Health Care System

Date Published: October 5th, 2017

Webinar 10: Responding to Anti-Indigenous Racism in the Health Care System With Yvette Ringham Cowan ​and Laurie Harding Stemming from a history of colonialism and ongoing racism in Canada, Indigenous people continue to experience many harms when trying to access health care. This presentation will take a closer look at…


Webinar 8: Racism as a Determinant of Health

Date Published: July 8th, 2017

Webinar 8: Racism as a Determinant of Health On July 5, we heard from Dr Charlotte Loppie, Professor in the School of Public Health and Social Policy, Faculty of Human and Social Development at the University of Victoria, and Director of the Centre for Indigenous Research and Community-Led Engagement (CIRCLE),…


Webinar 5: Pursuing Cultural Safety

Date Published: February 5th, 2017

Webinar 5: Pursuing Cultural Safety On February 3, Carol Peters and Dina Lambright from Fraser Health presented Pursuing Cultural Safety – From Unearthing Bias to Realizing Reconciliation The politics of acknowledgement come to the fore in Fraser Health’s Indigenous Cultural Safety debrief circle sessions. Facilitated by Aboriginal Health Liaison, Carol…


​Webinar 4: Intergenerational Trauma and Institutional Avoidance

Date Published: January 5th, 2017

​Webinar 4: Intergenerational Trauma and Institutional Avoidance On January 4, Dr. Evan Adams from the First Nations Health Authority presented Intergenerational Trauma and Institutional Avoidances. At this year’s National Health Leaders Conference, 73% of delegates voted Indigenous Health as Canada’s top health care priority. There is no question that the…


​Webinar 3:​ The Importance of Story to Cultural Safety Webinar​

Date Published: December 14th, 2016

​Webinar 3:​ The Importance of Story to Cultural Safety Webinar​ On December 7, Vanessa Mitchell and Brad Anderson from Interior Health presented The Importance of Story to Cultural Safety, the third webinar in our year long action series. Watch it below! Download the Slides Watch the webinar below:  …