26 November 2018 Evidence
Full report: A realist informed mixed methods evaluation of Schwartz Center Rounds in England
An evaluation of how, in which contexts, and for whom, Schwartz Rounds participation affects staff wellbeing at work, increases social support for staff and improves patient care.
24 September 2018 Report
Audit of the teaching of professionalism in undergraduate medical education
A report looking at how medical professionalism is taught in UK medical schools.
12 September 2018 Point of Care publication
The case for employee engagement in the NHS: Three case studies
Analysis of three case studies of staff engagement in NHS hospital trusts.
15 August 2018 Report
An Options Appraisal for obtaining feedback on the experiences of children and young people with cancer
A report on how best to obtain feedback on the experience of children and young people with cancer
24 May 2018 Report
Staff and patients. Improving networked care
This report describes the progress of the Moorfields Eye Hospital vanguard, which used tools from the Point of Care Foundation to embed patient and staff co-design into service design across the Moorfields network.
20 February 2018 Evidence
Schwartz Rounds Organisational Guide and Film
Following the research evaluation by Professor Jill Maben et al on Schwartz Rounds in England, their research team have released An Organisational Guide and Film to help those running (or planning to run) Rounds.
21 July 2017 Point of Care publication
Behind Closed Doors
This briefing highlights the latest evidence on NHS staff, their experience at work, the pressures they face and the consequences for patients. The Point of Care Foundation believes that it’s critically important that NHS employers pay attention to staff and their experience at work because when staff feel positive and engaged with work it has a positive impact on patient experience.
03 May 2017 Report
Organising care at the NHS frontline
This report looks at the reality of caring for acutely ill medical patients at the NHS front line and asks how care in hospitals can be improved. It includes an essay by Jocelyn Cornwell, exploring how illness affects patients, inducing anxiety and fear, making us vulnerable and disturbing our normal ability to cope.
26 January 2016 Evidence
Anniversary Schwartz Round: What makes for a compassionate patient-caregiver relationship?
This report summarises findings from the UK's 'anniversary Schwartz Rounds' in autumn 2015, asking 'What makes for a compassionate patient-caregiver relationship?' 10 years after the Schwartz Center for Compassionate Care in the USA asked the same question.
30 March 2015 Evidence
Resilience: a framework for supporting hospice staff to flourish in stressful times
In 2013 Hospice UK commissioned The Point of Care Foundation to write a report about the causes of stress for hospice staff, in response to the report issued by the Commission into the Future of Hospice Care.