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Canadian Health Advocates Inc. (CHAI) has a growing network of health advocates in British Columbia and across Canada. Our advocates have years of experience and have developed a deep understanding of the best way to navigate the BC health care system.

Your British Columbia patient advocate can help ensure you or your loved one access the highest level of public and private care that BC has to offer as well as offer virtual (online) support to patients in rural areas.

Carmen Hintz
British Columbia Patient Advocates

Carmen Hintz

Registered Nurse, Health Advocate
East Kootenays, BC
My dedication has always been to clients and their families. Advocating for patient rights, promoting a patient’s independence, and supporting patients through difficult decisions has always been of utmost importance.
Heather Bottoms
British Columbia Patient Advocates

Heather Bottoms

Registered Nurse, Health Advocate
Okanagan, BC
With over 30 years of experience as an RN, I have worked across many disciplines—Palliative Care, Pediatric and Adult Oncology, Cardiology, and Occupational Health. I know that having one of the best healthcare systems in the world means nothing if the care isn't coordinated effectively.
Nikolas Croker
British Columbia Patient Advocates

Nikolas Croker

Licensed Practical Nurse, Health Advocate, Elder Planning Counselor
Lower Mainland, BC
My pursuit has always been one-on-one care, as I thrive in that dynamic and like to provide clients with focused and compassionate care. Giving back is my purpose and I am happy to work alongside you through your next steps with whatever your needs might be.
MaryJane Johnson
British Columbia Patient Advocates

MaryJane Johnson

Registered Nurse, Health Advocate, Hospice/Palliative Care
Okanagan, BC
My approach to care is patient centered and I approach each client with respect and compassion and assess the needs and wants individually. My passion for palliative/end of life care will provide you with quality of life, advanced care planning, education, and a holistic approach to your care needs.
Blair Goodman
British Columbia Patient Advocates

Blair Goodman

Registered Nurse, Health Advocate
Okanagan, BC
I have significant experience in many areas, including Home and Community care, Palliative care, Long Term Care and more recently as an Infection Control Practitioner. I have the knowledge to actively support and navigate my patients and families through our healthcare system to get the best possible outcome for them.
Theresa Erb
British Columbia Patient Advocates

Theresa Erb

Registered Nurse, Health Advocate
North Vancouver, BC
I have had the privilege of being a nurse for 28 years, with 27 of those years working with children of all ages and medical complexities at BC Children’s Hospital. My goal as a health advocate is to use my experience to help you know and understand your health, and help you navigate the system to get the supports you need to optimize your wellness goals.
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