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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. First Nations and Metis
  2. Addictions Services
  3. Adult Mental Health
  4. Brain Health & Rehabilitation
  5. Child & Youth Mental Health
  6. Children’s Health Services
  7. Critical Care
  8. Emergency Department
  9. General Medicine
  10. Heart Health
  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: Wednesday, May 23, 2018 |
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