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Weinstein, J. (1994) Sewing the Seams for a Seamless Service- A Review of Developments in Interprofessional Education and Training.

The health and welfare services are highly complex multi-professional organisations. General management has been introduced and there is pressure for improvement in the integration of services. To make this a reality, however, professional boundaries and barriers must be re-examined, or else the health and welfare services will not ensure quality of services to the patient/client/consumer.…

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Barr, H. (2013) Toward a theoretical framework for interprofessional education

This paper searches for the antecedents of some of many diverse theoretical perspectives being brought to bear to understand interprofessional education (IPE) toward developing a coherent, compatible and inclusive frame of reference. Some of the sources cited are original, “leaving everything to play for” in applying them to IPE. Others apply one or more of…

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Barr, H., Helme, M. & D’Avray, L. (2011) Developing Interprofessional Education in health and social care courses in the United Kingdom. A Progress Report. Higher Education Academy, Health Sciences and Practice Subject Centre Occasional Paper 12.

The turn of the Century was a watershed in the short history of interprofessional education (IPE) in the United Kingdom (UK) when the Labour government promoted “common learning” to be built in to the mainstream of pre-registration professional education for all the health and social care professions to help implement its modernisation strategy (Secretary of…

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CAIPE (2010) Requirements regarding Interprofessional Education and Practice- A comparative review for health and social care (Authored by- Barr, H. & Norrie, C.).

A systematic literature review took into account extant and draft documentation for pre-registration professional education from the General Medical Council (GMC 2009), the Nursing and Midwifery Council (2010), the General Social Care Council (DoH 2002, GSCC National Occupational Standards 2002) and the Health Professions Council (HPC 2008) with reference to interprofessional education and practice.

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CAIPE (1996) Interprofessional Education in Health and Social Care in the United Kingdom – Report of a CAIPE Survey (Authored by- Barr, H. &  Waterton, S.)

This paper reports on the first United Kingdom (UK) survey of interprofessional education for six years, the first since radical reforms in health, social care and education took effect, the first to cover community care as well as primary care and the first to include Northern Ireland. The survey sought to obtain an indication of…

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CAIPE (1989)  Report of a National Survey on Interprofessional Education in Primary Health Care

  In January 1988 the Council of the Centre for the Advancement of Interprofessional Education in Primary Health Care (CAIPE) commissioned a study,  to be undertaken by  the   Institute of Community Studies (ICS). Its purpose was to establish the extent and nature of recent initiatives in Interprofessional Education involving primary health care professionals  in mainland…

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CAIPE (1995) Shared Learning- Selected Examples from the Literature. A Report from the review of Shared Learning. (Authored by- Barr, H. & Shaw, I.)

This is the last of three papers from the Review of Shared Learning which CAIPE commissioned  from the School of Social Studies at the University of Nottingham. This paper summarises selected examples of such initiatives in the united Kingdom that have been subjected to systematic evaluation. It provides an overview. It is not a substitute…

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CAIPE (2002) Selected Case Studies of Interprofessional Education -Report commissioned by the Department of Health [Authored by Goosey,D.]

The Department of Health commissioned CAIPE to prepare a set of case studies of interprofesional education in the United Kingdom which: included common learning in all or part of the curriculum involved three or more health and social care professions involved the NHS, Higher Education and, where appropriate, other agencies as partners addressed current NHS…

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CAIPE (2000) Interprofessional Education 1997-2000- A Review for the United Kingdom Central Council for Nursing, Midwifery and Health Visiting [Authored by Barr,H.]

The 1997 Review made the case for interprofessional education. This review tests the arguments against the evidence. Findings are reported from UK, English, Welsh and regional evaluations of interprofessional education, a UK-wide review of published and grey literature, and two worldwide reviews based on systematic reviews of Medline and other databases. From over 3,000 abstracts…

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Barr, H & Lennox, A (2009) Valedictory Lecture Royal Society of Medicine ‘ Medicine and the Making of Interprofessional Education- A Celebration’

Interprofessional education is a distillation of the investment made by the participating professions- medicine, nursing, allied health, social work and others- each instilling its values, knowledge and skills accompanied by its preferred learning methods during a continuous process of negotiation and accommodation. This paper focuses on the contribution  made in the UK by medicine -showcasing…

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CAIPE (1994) Perspectives on Shared Learning. [Authored Barr, H & Shaw, I]

This paper is  one of three resulting from the Review of Shared Learning in Health and Social Care, undertaken for CAIPE by Professor Hugh Barr and Dr Ian Shaw at the University of Nottingham and funded by the Nuffield Provincial Hospitals Trust. Professor Barr’s varied past experience and contacts have enabled him to find and interview a…

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Freeth, D., Hammick, M., Koppel, I., Reeves, S. & Barr, H. al (2002) A Critical review of Evaluations of Interprofessional Education. HEA Health Sciences and Practice, Occasional Paper 2.

This ‘critical review of evaluations of interprofessional education’ is the second of a series of occasional papers commissioned by the Learning and Teaching Support Network (LTSN) Centre for Health Sciences and Practice. The first occasional paper by Professor Hugh Barr ‘Interprofessional Education Today, Yesterday and Tomorrow’ set the issue in historical and current context as…

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Colyer, H., Helme, M. & Jones, I. (2005) The Theory-Practice Relationship in Interprofessional Education, Higher Education Academy,Centre for Health Sciences, Occasional Paper 7

This is the fourth Occasional Paper published by the Centre for Health Sciences and Practice on the topic of interprofessional education, which has been given increasing attention over the last decade by practitioners, educators and government. The publication in itself is an example of the type of collaboration between the professions that underpins this approach.…

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Barr, H. (Ed) (2007) Piloting interprofessional education- Four English case studies. Higher Education Academy- Health Sciences and Practice Occasional Paper 8

Since around the turn of this 21st century the need for interprofessional education (IPE) in health and social care has been highlighted by the UK government and given prominence in the media by some tragic cases resulting from lack of collaboration between professions. It is now increasingly recognised that a good understanding of the roles…

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CAIPE (2008) [Authored: Low, H. & Barr, H.] Practice Learning 
for Interprofessional Collaboration- Perspectives from
 Programmes leading to the Social Work Degree. Report to the Department of Health.

The Department of Health (DH) commissioned the UK Centre for the Advancement of Interprofessional Education (CAIPE) in July 2005 to ascertain how higher education institutions (HEIs) in England delivering programmes leading to the Social Work Degree were providing interprofessional practice learning. Field work was conducted between February 2006 and October 2006. A Symposium to present…

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CAIPE (2002) Towards A European Approach To An Enhanced Education Of The Health Professions In The 21st Century. Report Of The European Interprofessionals Consultation 1999 – 2001 (Author: Engels, C.)

From the very start this consultation was conceived as merely the first step towards the creation of an informed climate of opinion. The overall aim is to assist in the development of enhanced curricula in higher professional education. Such curricula should extend the education of their students beyond discrete disciplinary boundaries. Within the context of…

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