Tag Archives: interprofessional

Interprofessional education and practice: Some reflections on the future

During my 20+ year engagement in the interprofessional field – predominately as a researcher, but also as a teacher, faculty developer, journal editor and learner – I have witnessed a steady year-on-year growth of interprofessional education and practice activities – across the globe. Encouragingly, during this period, I have seen colleagues develop and implement a… Read More »

Book Review: Leading Research and Evaluation in Interprofessional Education and Collaborative Practices

Leading Research and Evaluation in Interprofessional Education and Collaborative Practices. Dawn Forman, Marion Jones, & Jill Thistlethwaite (Eds). Palgrave, Macmillan, UK. 2016. 359 pages. ISBN 978-1-137-53744-7   The editors introduce the importance of interprofessional practices and collaborative techniques in order to provide high quality care regarding healthcare and evaluation. The use of these practices will… 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 »