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2019 Quality Award winners

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​The Quality Awards are presented by the BC Patient Safety and Quality Council and celebrate individuals, teams and projects that have improved health care in the province. PHSA placed in four categories this year. Congratulations to each of these winners and runner-ups - you make B.C. health care better in countless ways and we applaud your hard work and commitment to patients and families!

Adult childhood cancer survivors program, BC Cancer
Runner-up, Living with Illness category
Through their innovative program and commitment to knowledge-sharing, a single location of BC Cancer’s adult childhood cancer survivors program offers important health services to a vulnerable population across B.C.: people who were treated for cancer as children. Learn more about the program

Roy Stanley, advanced care paramedic, Station 341 Kelowna, BC Emergency Health Services
Runner-up, Everyday Champion category
Roy Stanley exemplifies the characteristics of an Everyday Champion, going beyond his role as a paramedic with steadfast devotion and activities to engage his colleagues in patient safety and reforming paramedic safety standards. Read more about Roy's exceptional background

Trudy Adam, psychiatrist, BC Children's Hospital
Runner-up, Quality Culture Trailblazer category
Trudy Adam is dedicated to improving patient safety and making a difference for mental health patients at BC Children’s Hospital. By fostering collaborative, ongoing risk management and shared responsibility, she has helped her team provide better person- and family-centred care. Read more about Trudy's accomplishments.

Pediatric nephrology clinical pathway development team, BC Children's Hospital
Winner, Getting Better category
By developing evidence-based clinical pathways, the pediatric nephrology clinical pathway development team aims to provide standardized care for patients with numerous childhood kidney conditions. Learn more about the team's work.

Once again, congratulations to all the winners and runner-ups. Thank you for your dedication to the health of B.C.'s most vulnerable populations.

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