Blog: Patient Partners and researchers work together to navigate and spread knowledge about nurse-led primary care in Nova Scotia

Alannah Delahunty-Pike – Research Associate
Donna Rubenstein and Judy Porter – Patient Partners  

Knowledge translation, or KT, is an integral part of health research projects. KT is how we share what is learned in a study and how to apply those learnings. In a Strategy for Patient-Oriented Research (SPOR) grant, Patient Partners and researchers can work together to move beyond sharing study findings. An integrated KT approach demonstrating co-development and team collaboration with visuals, allows us to begin to do that.

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BRIC NS member Juanna Ricketts receives Canada 150 Medal

Juanna Ricketts - Canada 150 Award
Juanna Ricketts (centre) receives her award from Senator Colin Deacon and Sara Napier, CEO United Way Halifax

Congratulations to Juanna Ricketts, member of the BRIC NS Advisory Council and Patient Partner for receiving the Canada 150 Medal from the Senate of Canada for her volunteer work with the Canadian Mental Health Association (CMHA) Halifax-Dartmouth.  The award was given out on June 12 at the CMHA Annual Meeting.