01 August 2014
The power of story
Rhiannon Barker, our programme manager for Schwartz Rounds, explores how stories are used in healthcare and shares the moving story of Kenneth Schwartz.
10 July 2014
The rep trap
David Gilbert, Co-Director of the Centre for Patient Leadership, argues that the current model for patient representatives can stand in the way of meaningful engagement.
23 April 2014
Happy birthday Point of Care Foundation!
Jocelyn Cornwell reflects on the success of Schwartz Rounds in our first year and what makes new innovations work.
28 March 2014
Mary Agnew, Deputy Director in the Francis Implementation Team, writes about how senior civil servants in the Department of Health are getting closer to the front-line.
11 March 2014
Patients in their 20s, 30s and 40s have unique needs
In a powerful reflection about her own experiences, our trustee Ceinwen Giles, a founding trustee of the charity Shine Cancer Support, writes about the specific needs of young adults with cancer. Her blog shows clearly why patients need to be involved in the design, delivery, and improvement of services.
11 March 2014
The Roles of the Chief Experience Officer
Anthony Cirillo, US based healthcare consultant, argues that executive teams should have a Chief Experience Officer sitting at the top table
23 December 2013
Do patients demand too much?
In her first blog for The Point of Care Foundation, founding Director Jocelyn Cornwell reflects on the issues at the core of our work and a new and exciting project for 2014.
20 December 2013
How Schwartz Center Rounds® can help maintain staff wellbeing and quality of patient care
Alison Thompson, ward sister at Royal Brompton and Harefield NHS Foundation Trust, reflects on how Schwartz Center Rounds® can help maintain staff wellbeing and quality of patient care.