Improving care quality is at the heart of what we do. Our QI interventions, which we operate through our Sweeney Programme, focus on patients and are driven by developing truly patient-centred care. We operate bespoke training programmes for healthcare teams based on proven tools such as Experience-Based Co-Design (EBCD) and Patient and Family Centred Care (PFCC). We also run collaboratives in which several teams learn and improve together as a cohort. Through our Sweeney Community we seek to share learning across a network of people interested in patient-centred care.
because understanding and responding to the needs of all people is what delivers the highest quality healthcare
Latest news and blogs
News story 23 December 2019
Point of Care Foundation selected as partner in Alder Hey transformation programme
The Point of Care Foundation is to provide organisation-wide training in patient-centred quality improvement in a transformation project at Alder Hey Children's Hospital.
Blog 18 December 2019
Implementing online patient feedback in a ‘special measures’ healthcare organisation
A recent evaluation looked at how an acute hospital trust placed into special measures implemented online patient feedback. Its author shares some of her findings.
Blog 16 November 2019
“If only we had known”: learning what really matters to parents of premature babies
Susan Giboney writes about how a neonatal intensive care unit in Portland, Oregon improved care for premature babies - by asking parents what they needed.