Author Archives: Kunal Patel

Book Review: Current and Emerging mHealth Technologies: Adoption, Implementation and Use

It is the season of books, with fall and slowly winter approaching, hence another book review. The topic of this is very relevant to the journal. We are now seeing technology become more relevant for collaboration and interprofessional education in the health sector. This book review helps add to the growing discussion. Kunal Current and… Read More »

Making an impact on interprofessional perception amongst future nurses and pharmacists

You have seen with numerous posts in the past but also in recent publications the need and the call for increased collaboration between different parts of the health care team. This includes pharmacists and nurses, whether it be at the community level or within a hospital setting. Recently, we published a short report on the… Read More »

Report Review: The Five Year Forward View for Mental Health

The Five Year Forward View for Mental Health Mental Health Taskforce, England, UK Date: February 2016, Number of pages: 82 Link: https://bit.ly/1Lp9kD3     Review by Carline Core, Department of Psychology, Concordia University, Edmonton This report is a guide written by the independent Mental Health Taskforce for initiating change in England’s current mental health services… Read More »

Journal of Interprofessional Care Baldwin Award Winner!

Introduction The Journal of Interprofessional Care’s Baldwin Award is in recognition of DeWitt ‘Bud’ Baldwin Jr.’s lifelong and distinguished contribution to interprofessional care. It was first awarded in 2009 for the best article of the 2008 volume of the Journal of Interprofessional Care. Each year since, a panel of judges recruited from the Journal’s Editorial… Read More »

JIC’s Winning Papers of 2017

As we slowly start progressing into the New Year and the film awards season, we felt it would be appropriate to announce our own form of the Oscars, namely our ‘winning papers’ of 2017. These papers have been selected based on pure data with no influence from any judges, brown envelopes or reviewers!   We… Read More »

Interprofessional teams and integrated care – Can they make a difference?

Healthcare is full of debatable definitions, creating dilemmas across departments and across the globe. One definition that may differ in its wording but not in its meaning and implications is ‘Integrated Care’. One such definition from the NHS in the UK, is: For health, care and support to be ‘integrated’, it must be person-centred, coordinated,… Read More »

Welcome to our new Blog!

It’s the middle of summer, the sun is actually shining in the UK and in other parts of the world and for once, you’re reading something that is not related to presidential gaffes, politics or the most recent Instagram post from a b-list celebrity.   You are currently readling line 4 of the most recent… Read More »