Degree & Credential:
BSc, MSc, PhD
Bournemouth University, UK
An interest in building theoretical competence and theoretical underpinnings in interprofessional education and practice.
An interest in collaborative practice at the interface of mental health and criminal justice.
Chair of In-2-theory
Associate Editor Journal of Interprofessional Care
Senior Marie Curie Fellow
CAIPE board member (2011-2014)
A listing of all contributions made to the National Center community.
There is increasing interest in the theoretical underpinning of interprofessional education (IPE) and writers in this field are drawing on a wide range of disciplines for theories that have utility in IPE. While this has undoubtedly enriched the research literature, for the educational practitioner...
This paper highlights the research challenges that face researchers wishing to build the evidence base around interprofessional education (IPE). It concentrates specifically on the short-term impact of IPE on a student population. The Contact Hypothesis is a particularly useful theoretical...
Internationally there are unacceptably high numbers of people in contact with the criminal justice system (e.g. in police custody, in court, in prison) who have mental health issues. Addressing mental health in the offender population is essential to maintain public safety, improve the wellbeing...
A chapter directed at nursing students working with older people. By the end of this chapter, students should be able to:
Accurately define interprofessional collaborative practice
Develop strategies to communicate with other professional groups and the older patient in a collaborative and...
In this chapter, the author explores the meaning of theory and the role it plays in the development of interprofessional education. The chapter explores specifically the utility of the theory of social capital in the field and uses this as a case theory to present the dimensions of theoretical...