St. Thomas

St. Thomas Elgin General Hospital, Patient Partnership Program

The Patient Partnership Program  recruits, selects, and orients, STEGH patients, families and caregivers, to integrate patient partners into hospital planning and decision-making activities.

Who Can Become A Patient Partner?

A former STEGH patient, family member or caregiver who is:

  • Living well with their health condition
  • Able to attend daytime and early evening meetings
  • Coping well with their hospital experience
  • Able to listen well and enjoy working with others
  • Willing to share their experience to help shape hospital decision-making, care and service
  • Able to attend orientation sessions to prepare for this partner role

Fill out the application form here.

For more information, visit their website here, contact 519-631-2030 ext. 2184 or email

Updated August 10th, 2018