People's experiences

Here we present collections of people’s experiences as patients or caregivers living with different health problems, based on interviews with our research team using audio/video recording, and organized by the topics that mattered to them

Caring for a relative or a close friend can have a wide range of impacts on the caregivers. For this module we interviewed 39 people who cared for someone with a chronic physical illness.

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We interviewed 35 women across Canada to hear about their experiences with breast cancer. They told us about their experiences including the good moments along with the challenges they encountered.

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We interviewed 6 new immigrants and 2 migrants without status about living with anxiety and depression in Canada, as well as 10 professionals caring for the emotional well-being of new immigrants. We created a short introductory film and 2 longer films that capture their experiences and perspectives.

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Patient-researcher partnerships are relatively new and may be challenging to navigate for all involved. This module contains information to help support patients, caregivers and researchers interested in learning about working collaboratively as partners on research projects.

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