We support organisations to introduce Schwartz Rounds, a group reflective practice forum which provides an opportunity for staff from all disciplines to reflect on the emotional aspects of their work.
More about Schwartz Rounds
[These stories] ... tell us about the pressures of working in healthcare and the importance of sharing stories and emotions
Peter Wilkinson, Schwartz Round clinical lead
This film shows an edited version of a Schwartz Round taking place at Ashford and St Peter's Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust
- Speak to our team today
Contact our Schwartz Programme Manager Aggie Rice to talk about setting up Schwartz Rounds
- Origins of Schwartz Rounds
Read about Ken Schwartz, whose touching story inspired the Schwartz Rounds
- 2018 Schwartz Community Awards
View nominated and winning entries from this year's Schwartz Community Awards
Blog post 30 April 2018
Enabling and supporting staff to care well
Jill Maben writes about her research into the challenges of working in healthcare and how these can be overcome to help staff to care well for their patients.
Blog post 26 January 2018
Addressing the emotional realities of the job: compassionate care for the NHS workforce
In this blog, originally published on the King's Fund website, Shilpa Ross and Laura Bennett consider whether organisation-wide forums are helping health care staff to address the emotional impact of their work.
News story 18 January 2018
New Schwartz Round film
We have made a short film of a Schwartz Round, to help show how Rounds can help people working in healthcare address some of the emotional impact of their work.