Please note, this work was published around 2012 and has not been updated since.
The Point of Care programme ran at The King's Fund from 2007-13, with the aim of improving patients' and families' experience of care.
About the programme
In April 2013, Joceyln Cornwell, who founded The Point of Care work at The King's Fund, established a a new Foundation, known as The Point of Care Foundation, to spread and build on the work. The Point of Care programme aims to enable health care staff in hospitals to deliver the quality of care they would want for themselves and their own families. In this clip, staff discuss the programme's objectives and the impact the work is having on the way they deliver care.
Anna Dixon reflects on the main points from our Time to Think Differently debate on empowering patients and considers what we should focus on in the future.
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