Between 2015-2019 the Frenetti professionalism assessments are already used in the following organizations:


  • Leiden University Medical Center (LUMC), the Netherlands
  • Isala in Zwolle and Meppel, the Netherlands
  • Jeroen Bosch Hospital in Den Bosch (JBZ), the Netherlands
  • Groene Hart Hospital in Gouda (GHZ), the Netherlands
  • University Medical Center Groningen (UMCG), the Netherlands
  • Meander Medical Center in Amersfoort (Meander MC), the Netherlands
  • Gelre Hospitals in Apeldoorn and Zutphen, the Netherlands
  • Dijklander Hospital in Purmerend and Volendam, the Netherlands
  • Máxima Medical Center in Veldhoven and Eindhoven (MMC), the Netherlands
  • Elisabeth Tweesteden Hospital (ETZ) in Tilburg and Waalwijk, the Netherlands
  • Zuyderland Hospital in Heerlen and Geleen, the Netherlands
  • Laurentius Hospital in Roermond, the Netherlands
  • Alrijne group in Leiderdorp, Leiden and Alphen a/d Rijn, the Netherlands
  • Medical Center Leeuwarden (MCL) in Leeuwarden, the Netherlands.
  • Tjongerschans in Heerenveen, the Netherlands
  • Antonius – Sneek in Sneek, the Netherlands
  • NijSmellinghe in Drachten, the Netherlands
  • Diakonessenhuis in Utrecht, the Netherlands
  • BovenIJ Hospital in Amsterdam, the Netherlands
  • Haga hospitals in The Hague, the Netherlands
  • Haaglanden Medical Centers in The Hague, the Netherlands
  • Medical Spectrum Twente (MST), Enschede, the Netherlands

Nursing Homes and Home Care:

  • SouthEastCare, head quarter in Drachten, the Netherlands. 15 locations in Friesland.

Revalidation center:

  • Reade Revalidation Center, Amsterdam, the Netherlands
  • Rijndam Revalidation Center, Rotterdam, the Netherlands

Mental Healthcare:

  • Parnassia Group, head quarter in The Hague, the Netherlands
  • North-Holland-North, head quarter in Heerhugowaard, the Netherlands


The following is written about the Professionalism assessment by Frenetti:

Prof Dr. Marieke Schuurmans, Professor of Nursing Sciences at Utrecht University: “Should be required reading for board members and directors.”

Anke Huizenga, Board Chairman of SouthEastCare: “This instrument is entering a new phase in our company and that was needed.”

Wouter Steenwoerd, Team leader of Acute Admissions Department, Internal Medicine and MDL (Stomach, Intestine and Liver) Department at Het Groene Hart Hospital: “Firstly, the assessment gives a clear picture of the competencies that nurses, not only individually but also as a team have, and what to develop further. Secondly, the assessment gives us a good start in developing the different professional job profiles of nurses within the Groene Hart Hospital.”

Karin Radwan, Operations Manager of nursing at Reade: “Mastering nurses and myself I previously had little a clue what was needed for the development of the team.  These were all confirmed in the result of the 'Professionalism in Nursing Performance' assessment. That feels good, a kind of objectification which makes it easier for discussion in the team. It becomes clear who is who, and who can help the team. Additionally, Freda exceeded my expectations with many learning materials (digitally) offered. During HKZ accredential feedback the 'Professionalism in Nursing Performance' assessment was named as one of the four strengths. We are very proud of it!”

Petra Osborne, Advisor in Education of the Waterland Hospital in Purmerend, The Netherlands:  “The 'Professionalism in Nursing Performance' assessment gives hospital managers a precise image of the intensity-of-Care in a department or ward. Extremely useful both for individual performance reviews as well as team development projects. The assessment measures what it should measure and helps to qualitatively support the employability of the nursing professionals: the right man/woman in the right job.”

Marjolein Schouten, MSc, Manager Jeroen Bosch Academy of the Jeroen Bosch Hospital, Den Bosch, The Netherlands: “Extremely useful tool to map nursing capabilities, professionalism of the team as well as team effectiveness. Great tool for individual nursing professionals, department heads and managers.”

Lia Mulder, MSc. Manager Surgical Care department of the University Medical Center of Groningen, The Netherlands:  “The 'Professionalism in Nursing Performance' assessment resulted in:

  • Insight in knowledge, competencies and attitude of nursing professionals on individual and team levels,
  • A viewpoint of a nursing professional him/herself and how do ambition of professionals and their organization align,
  • Insight into the relation of team performance and intensity-of-care,
  • Beautiful improvement plan per individual professional, yet also connected to team learning.
  • Extensive ‘hooks’ for an objective discussion between nursing professional and manager.
  • A 360° view on what goes well and what to improve. Gets the team aligned on the team priorities.
  • Overall awareness among nurses but also for executives/managers.
  • A very valuable instrument for personal and team growth, and for organizational development."

Anne E. Standiford, Ph. D., RN, Assistant Professor at St. David's School of Nursing, Texas State University: "What nurses do has never been documented in such detail as in the 'Professionalism in Nursing Performance' assessment."

Anonimous quotes of nurses about the Professionalism in Nursing assessment:

“I realized that there were many things we never have learnt at school.”
Nurse, aged 22

“I have never reflected before so in detail on my profession.”
Nurse, aged 60

“Good questions! Food for thought – and action.”
Nurse, aged 53

“A beautiful assessments which gives lots of insights about my performance and where I want and need to go”.
Nurse, aged 35

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