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Effectiveness of Schwartz Rounds to reduce the psychological distress of healthcare staff

Jeremy Dawson, Imelda McCarthy, Cath Taylor, Kristin Hildenbrand, Mary Leamy, Ellie Reynolds & Jill Maben 29 June 2021 Evidence

This paper reports on the implementation and evaluation of Schwartz Rounds in UK healthcare organisations, predominantly part of the NHS.

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Work stress and compassion fatigue are prevalent among healthcare staff and their negative effects on staff well-being and patient care are well-known. This paper reports on the implementation and evaluation of Schwartz Rounds in UK healthcare organisations, predominantly part of the National Health Service.

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