Boundary crossing in healthcare
Rowe, D.; Gasquoine, Sue; Barrow, M.; McKimm, J.
Citation:Rowe, D., Gasquoine, S., Barrow, M., and McKimm, J. (2014, September). Boundary crossing in healthcare. Paper presented at NET 2014 Cambridge University, Cambridge University.
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The concept of ‘teams’ has become a popular form for structuring and analysing the organisation and management of work. The healthcare environment has not been immune to this conceptualisation particularly around the notion of enabling functional interprofessional teams working collaboratively (WHO, 2010). However, ‘common sense’ understandings of teams and teamworking may not reflect the reality of interprofessional working expected and encountered in the healthcare system.