A Canadian research team (including patients, healthcare providers, researchers and policy makers) is exploring new ways to help people with chronic illness live well. You are invited to complete the following survey to give your input on the most important issues you feel the team should consider. Completing this survey will take approximately 20 minutes. By completing this survey, you will help to make sure that health research in Canada is improving the lives of patients in ways that are important to them.

To be in this study, you must be 18 years of age, living in Canada, and have one or more chronic physical and/or emotional illnesses. There is no risk involved. The survey is anonymous and does not require you to give your name or any other identifying information.

The link to the study in English is:


The link to the study in French is:


If you would like further information on this work, would like to get involved, or prefer to complete the survey by telephone, contact the project coordinator Manon de Raad at 514 345 3511 ext 3074 or email manon.deraad@ssss.gouv.qc.ca. Visit http://www.mcgill.ca/cansmart/ for more information. If you have any questions about your rights as a research participant, you can contact a patient representative at 514-345-3511 at ext 3301.