2019 Members Update

As you know, Co-op members gather online every November to vote on Co-op business: our rules, priorities, directors, even our by-laws and governing structure are completely in the hands of you, the members.   For the second year in a row, I thought it fitting to offer a May Update as a sort of general, half-yearly report between those Annual …

Attend the Patient Experience Forum

  I’m happy to announce the Co-op has arranged for two of our members to attend the Patient Experience Summit this September in Toronto.  To establish a Patient Voice, patients have to be able to afford to get into places where Healthcare discussion happens…and Your Co-op is working to make that happen! I’m proud to be able to offer access …

Launch Announcement

On July 1st, Canada Day, the Patient Critical Co-op’s online community goes live! We are Canada’s ONLY member-owned, not-for-profit health and social services co-operative representing patients in Healthcare. Every patient has a unique voice and distinct experience. Too often, those voices go unheard–lost among so many others. Patient Critical Co-op will make it easier for patients to find the resources …

Patients NOT included: National Health Leadership Conference

The following open letter was written by Patient Critical Co-op’s Managing Director PJ Mierau. It was shared with the National Health Leadership Conference, its sponsors and participants in hopes of continuing this important discussion. We strongly disagreed with the contention of the conference -that they cannot afford to sponsor patients to participate in their event- however we acknowledge and appreciate …