Community, Connectedness & Collaboration


Bridging Cs


Improving mental health service users experiences of cancer care via patient engagement

The purpose of study is to bring together mental health service users (MHSUs), informal caregivers and health care professionals who provide care for individuals with enduring mental illness and cancer, in order to learn about patient-focused perspectives and priorities in relation to cancer care provided to MHSUs.

To do this we are holding a series of public meetings (i.e. Knowledge Translation (KT) sessions). Please see poster below for more information.

We anticipate discussions and presentations at these meetings will be informative. They will provide opportunities for MHSUs and informal caregivers to share patient-focused priorities with health care professionals  and collaboratively explore opportunities for health care professionals to provide information to enhance MHSUs understanding of cancer care services in the Northern Health region.


Interested in contributing to this health research?

Dr. Roseann Larstone (Principal Investigator) and investigators from the Northern Medical Program, UNBC,  BC Cancer – Centre for the North, patient partners, and a local non-profit organization have partnered to conduct the research study.

If you are an individual over the age of 19 who is living with chronic mental health issues, currently experiencing stable mental health and ever been diagnosed with cancer, or if you are an individual over the age of 19 who provides informal care and support to an individual who meets the above criteria, you may be eligible to participate. Participation is voluntary. Transportation assistance will be offered.

For more information, please contact:

Dr. Roseann Larstone, Phone: (250) 960-5157; OR Ms. Nansi Long, Phone: (250) 564-3396



Download the poster to add your voice

Voices of Patents Research Patient Voices in Mental Health and Cancer Care Poster

Patient Voices in Mental Health and Cancer Care

Share Your Experiences and Be Heard

INTERESTED? Click on the picture to download the poster.


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