Pledge to Change Day BC

Issue: BCMJ, vol. 57 , No. 3 , April 2015 , Pages 120 News

Together with its partners, the BC Patient Safety and Quality Council is encouraging British Columbians to pledge to make one small change to improve the health and social care system leading up to Change Day BC on 15 October 2015. The premise of Change Day is that even seemingly small acts can come together to build a wave of action that contributes to improvements of the health care system. If you are involved with health, community, or social care, try something new or do one small thing to improve care for British Columbians, and record your pledge at The goal is to have 5000 pledges registered online by 15 October.

Change Day BC is a voluntary initiative that began as a grassroots movement in England by care providers who wanted to change the care system for the better. In England, the campaign received over 800 000 pledges in its second year, including pledges to lead a healthier lifestyle to be a model for patients, spend a day in a wheelchair to better understand a patient’s challenges, and introduce oneself to patients by name—a simple pledge that started the worldwide #hellomyname is campaign. 

To make a pledge or learn more about the movement, visit or follow the movement on Twitter @ChangeDayBC and hashtag #ChangeDayBC.

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