15 November 2018 Evidence
A realist informed mixed methods evaluation of Schwartz Rounds in England
This study shows that healthcare staff who regularly attend Schwartz Rounds experience less psychological distress and have increased empathy and compassion for patients and colleagues.
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.
17 January 2018 Evidence
Our impact: The Schwartz Rounds programme
This report shows the difference that our Schwartz Rounds programme makes to healthcare staff, and the organisations they work in.
18 March 2016 Evidence
Introducing compassion into the education of health care professionals; can Schwartz Rounds help?
This article explores whether Schwartz Rounds help to embed compassionate care within the education of healthcare professionals, based on a pilot at UCL Medical School.
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.
12 November 2015 Evidence
Experience based co-design reduces formal complaints on an acute mental health ward
This study describes how experience based co-design (EBCD) was adapted for safe use within a mental health setting, resulting in formal service user and family complaints being eradicated for a period of 23 months.
11 August 2015 Evidence
Can compassionate healthcare be measured? The Schwartz Center Compassionate Care Scale™
This article describes the psychometrics of an instrument that measures providers’ compassion and shows that patient ratings of compassionate healthcare are valid and reliable, arguing that such ratings could inform assessment and quality improvement.
01 April 2015 Evidence
Reframing the work on patient experience improvement
This article that patient experience needs to be viewed as a primary goal in healthcare alongside other aspects such as quality and safety, rather than as an isolated aim.
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.
10 February 2015 Evidence
Patients and staff as codesigners of healthcare services
This article describes how experience-based co-design can be used to ensure that healthcare organisations realise the full potential of patients—the biggest resource they have for improving the quality of care.