Implementation findings from the PriCARE Program: A nurse-led case management approach in Primary Health Clinics in Nova Scotia

BRIC NS and the Centre for Transformative Nursing and Health Research (CTHNR) are pleased to present a co-sponsored session of the Wednesdays @ Noon seminar series. Join us to learn about the PriCARE Program and real-world examples of patient partnership in action! All welcome.


November 17, 2021 | 12:00 – 1:00 pm
Zoom link:
Zoom Meeting ID: 829 1295 1088 Passcode : 755506


DR. FRED BURGE, Principal Investigator (Nova Scotia)
DR. MARILYN MACDONALD, co-Investigator
JUDY PORTER, Patient Partner

BRIC NS launches patient partner orientation guide

In collaboration with our Patient Engagement Working Group, BRIC NS has developed a Quick Guide for people who are interested in getting involved in research.  This is the first of a series that will eventually make up four booklets.

Information we include has been adapted,with permissions, from others who have created similar type booklets such as INVOLVE in the United Kingdom. Support and advice for changes to reflect our Canadian environment were provided by patient partners who worked with us to ensure we cover the kinds of information people need when first becoming engaged in research.

You can download the Quick Guide here and find it under the Resources section of our website.

BRIC NS Meet and Greet

Patients and community members are invited to join BRIC NS staff for an opportunity to get to know each other and to learn about research projects actively looking for team members.

Please join us:

July 25 at 10:30 am at Coburg Coffee
6085 Coburg Rd., Halifax


July 26 at 7:00 pm at Humani-T
1451 South Park St., Halifax

Coffee is on us!

If you are interested in attending, or have any questions, please contact

BRIC NS seeks community input on research


Members of the public joined some of Nova Scotia’s leading primary healthcare researchers to help set the direction for future initiatives in this vitally important area of health research. BRIC NS, Building Research for Integrated Primary Healthcare, hosted the citizen-engagement event in the community room of the Barrington Street Superstore in Halifax on April 26, 2017.

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