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Welfare Reform on the Web (October 2010): Social care - overseas

Interprofessional teamwork for health and social care

S. Reeves and others

Chichester: Wiley-Blackwell, 2010

The book provides advice for designing, implementing and evaluating interprofessional teamwork activities within health and social care settings. It is divided into nine chapters. The first 'sets the scene' by outlining some common issues which underpin interprofessional teamwork, while the second discusses current teamwork developments around the globe. Chapter 3 explores a range of team concepts, and Chapter 4 offers a new framework for understanding interprofessional teamwork. The next three chapters discuss how a range of range of social science theories, interventions and evaluation approaches can be employed to advance this field. Chapter 8 presents a synthesis of research into teams the authors have undertaken in Canada, South Africa and the UK, while the final chapter draws together key threads and offers ideas for future of teamwork.

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