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Interprofessionalism, personalization and care provision


This UK-based empirical research investigates interprofessionalism and personalization to assess their potential to achieve quality care provision for people with long-term conditions. Governmental policies extol the virtues of interprofessionalism and personalization to drive modernization forward, however, change requires the commitment of health and social care professionals. Therefore the complexity of turning policy into practice requires continual review to ensure policy ideals become practice realities rather than speculative rhetoric. This paper examines interprofessional working (IPW) and interprofessional education (IPE) by analysing the experiences and working relationships of professionals from different professions and their potential impact upon personalization initiatives. The conclusion argues that educational providers and professional awarding bodies need to enshrine interprofessionalism into curricula and qualification accreditation thereby instilling collaboration intrinsically into care provision.


(2011). Interprofessionalism, personalization and care provision. British Journal of Community Nursing, 16(4), 184 - 190.

Journal Article Type Article
Acceptance Date Jan 1, 2011
Online Publication Date Aug 16, 2013
Publication Date Apr 1, 2011
Journal British Journal of Community Nursing
Print ISSN 1462-4753
Publisher Mark Allen Healthcare
Peer Reviewed Peer Reviewed
Volume 16
Issue 4
Pages 184 - 190
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