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Patient and Family Advisory Council (PFAC)

​What is a Patient and Family Advisory Council? (PFAC)

  • A group that meet monthly for collaboration between staff and advisors on program decisions to improve patient-centred care.
  • It is not a support group, grievance committee, staff meeting, or presentation forum.
  • Advisory councils:
    • Identify opportunities for improving the patient and family experience
    • Advise on policies and practices to support patient and family engagement
    • Recommend how to better measure, quantify, and evaluate patient and family engagement.

What is the Role of a PFAC member?

Specific roles of council members may include: serving as a sounding board for new initiatives; generating ideas; sharing best practices; planning and evaluating programs; and providing input on institutional policies, programs, and practices.

PFACs in Saskatoon 


  1. Addictions Services
  2. Adult Mental Health
  3. Brain Health & Rehabilitation
  4. Cardiosciences
  5. Child & Youth Mental Health
  6. Children’s Health Services
  7. Critical Care
  8. Emergency Department
  9. ​First Nations and Metis
  10. General Medicine
  11. HIV Care
  12. Home Care
  13. Humboldt Hospital
  14. Kidney Health
  15. Long Term Care - Visit our Site
  16. Maternal Services
  17. Palliative Care
  18. SK Transplant
  19. Steering Committee
  20. Surgical Services
Last Modified: Tuesday, November 27, 2018 |
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