We explore and help identify what underpins effective interprofessional practice that enable professionals to offer the care people need and want and how best to prepare professional for this way of working.

 

Our team is currently exploring: 

  • Educators’ and Healthcare Assistant mentors’ views of taking part in a Healthcare Assistant Project delivered to Gateway (Year 0) and Year 1 medical students. This will include how embracing a mentoring role impacted on Healthcare Assistants themselves.

  • The delivery of the Healthcare Assistant training for Gateway (Year 0) students during the Covid-19 Pandemic in 2020 – how training was approached and successfully delivered.

  • Physician Associates’ contribution to collaborative secondary care and their integration into the multidisciplinary team - a mixed methods study 

  • Leadership, in the context of integrating IPL into the curricula – a mixed methods study with colleagues in Norway. 

 

The CIPP Director Professor Susanne Lindqvist is a Fellow of the UK Centre for the Advancement of Interprofessional Education (CAIPE) and together with other Fellows she is actively engaged in research around interprofessional leadership.
 

Publications

We are pleased to have our recent paper titled “From doing to knowing”: medical students’ experiences of working as Healthcare Assistants" published in The Journal of Interprofessional Care, which is freely available to access online.