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Preamble/Introduction

We are currently conducting a survey of the maternity services and care provided in Vancouver.  We want to ask you about your experience of being cared for while pregnant in Vancouver.  From this information, we will work with our community of patients and health care providers to determine ways in which we can enhance maternity care. 

In order to complete this survey you must have had a baby while living in the City of Vancouver (the city itself, not within Metro Vancouver) in the last 3 years OR are pregnant and planning on having a baby in the City of Vancouver.

Survey respondents will get a chance at the end to enter a draw to win one of three $25 gift cards to Indigo/Chapters. A draw will be made weekly until the survey closes on Friday, February 23, so the sooner you enter, the better your chances.

How do we protect your information?

We are asking for your consent to participate in this survey. Your participation will provide us with valuable information that will be used to improve the primary health care system in our community. Your responses are totally anonymous – you won’t be identified in any way.

It is important that you know that:
  • Participating in the survey is not necessary for you to receive health services. 
  • You may withdraw from the survey at any time.

The survey is anonymous, and no one will be able to link your answers back to you.
  • We will not record your name.
  • Like all other information you share with your care provider, this form will be treated privately.
  • We will not match your survey answers to your medical record at this clinic/hospital.
  • Results will be grouped and reported in group form only.
  • You have the option of not answering any or all questions.
  • This will not impact the care you receive here. 
  • By completing this survey, you are giving us consent to collect demographic information.
  • We are collecting identifiable information in accordance with section 26(e) of the Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act. 
Once you complete the survey, you will have the opportunity to enter a draw to win one of the gift cards. Information for the draw is collected separately, to keep the survey responses anonymous. The information collected for the draw will only be used for that purpose.

If you have any questions, concerns or comments about this survey, please contact the Vancouver Division of Family Practice at vancouver@divisionsbc.ca.