The BC Patient Safety & Quality Council and
Safer Healthcare Now! are very pleased to advise that Mary Lou Lester has joined our organizations as the Medication Safety Leader for British Columbia.
Mary Lou, Medication Safety Leader for British Columbia
Mary Lou is a well known figure in the field of Medication Reconciliation and provides a wealth of wisdom in its implementation. Mary Lou is a Pharmacist and has spent her career in paediatrics, adult ICU and emergency. Over the last few years she had led medication reconciliation at a regional level in both Manitoba and British Columbia.
Mary Lou’s goal will be to support the implementation of Medication Reconciliation across the health regions in BC. Together with the Regional Health Authorities and other bodies in the province, the aim of this additional support is to create a learning network, to link professional organizations and facilitate the removal of barriers across the system.
Welcome Mary Lou!
Mary Lou lives in Kelowna and will work from a virtual office as she travels throughout BC and the BCPSQC office in Vancouver. You can email Mary Lou at
firstname.lastname@example.org, or call 250-778-755-4605.