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Ruth Ringland NP

Nurse Practitioner, Chronic Pain

Ruth Ringland is a nurse practitioner with advanced education and training in pain management. Her passion is to empower people living with chronic pain and to bring increased awareness of chronic pain management to health care professionals.  She frequently presents at conferences, health care provider groups and for students in health care across the province. She is also an adjunct professor at UBC School of Nursing and UBC School of Pharmaceutical Sciences.

Areas of Expertise

chronic pain management


Jim Pattison Outpatient Care and Surgery Centre Pain Clinic



Awards, honors, recognition and certification

  • Award of Excellence for Education, National Emergency Nurses Association
  • University of Victoria School of Nursing Graduate Faculty Recognition Award
  • John F McCreary Award for interdisciplinary team work in BC health care