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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. Cardiosciences
  4. Child and Youth Mental Health
  5. Children’s Health Services
  6. Critical Care
  7. Emergency Department
  8. ​First Nations and Metis
  9. General Medicine
  10. WANISKA (HIV Care)
  11. Home Care
  12. Humboldt Hospital
  13. Kidney Health
  14. Long Term Care - Visit our Site
  15. Maternal Services
  16. Neurosciences
  17. Palliative Care
  18. Rehabilitation Services
  19. SK Transplant
  20. Steering Committee
  21. Surgical Services
Last Modified: Tuesday, May 7, 2019 |
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