28 September 2021
“There have been no societies that did not tell stories”: Why storytelling matters
Julian Groves explains why storytelling is such a powerful tool for helping people to process emotions, and why the process of safely sharing and listening to stories through Schwartz Rounds is so vital - and shouldn't be left to chance.
28 September 2021
Schwartz community diversity: what do we know so far?
Farhana Nargis gives an update on some early diversity data gathered from the Schwartz Community.
23 September 2021
An open letter to Amanda Pritchard
An open letter to Amanda Pritchard, Chief Executive of NHS England & Improvement.
04 August 2021
How do we make Schwartz Rounds easier to access for new starters?
Aggie Rice considers whether Schwartz Rounds are inclusive enough for people starting out in their careers.
15 June 2021
Are we all in this together?
Our Programmes Manager, Farhana Nargis, looks at diversity and inclusion in healthcare and the unique role that Schwartz Rounds can play in giving a voice to people who are often not heard.
02 June 2021
Humanising obstetric care in operating theatres
Around four out of ten pregnant women in the UK give birth in the operating theatre. Few are prepared for delivery in this forbidding, high tech environment and the experience can be traumatic. This article, originally published by the BMJ, describes 'New Beginnings', a co-designed initiative to humanise obstetric care in operating theatres.
06 May 2021
Imagine a humanised healthcare system…
As we launch our 'Humanising Healthcare' podcast series, Bev Fitzsimons considers what an idealised human healthcare system would look like
29 April 2021
How Covid increased work-related stress in the NHS
Julian Groves reflects on the impact of the pandemic on work-related stress in the NHS.
04 March 2021
Schwartz Rounds for students
On University Mental Health Day, Ali Smith-Johns from the School of Health Sciences, University of Surrey, talks to us about her experience of running Schwartz Rounds for healthcare students.
01 March 2021
The costs of caring
Kirsten McEwan of the University of Derby reflects on what she learned from evaluating Schwartz Rounds in a mental health setting.