Developing sustainable interprofessional practice in mental health and addiction services - Literature review

This literature review was undertaken to provide information about how interprofessional practice is currently being implemented nationally and internationally for the purpose of informing the sustainable development of this approach in New Zealand mental health and addiction services.

Key objectives included developing a better understanding of:

  1. definitions used to describe interprofessional practice and education and how they are implemented, including the benefits, enablers and barriers
  2. activities currently being undertaken nationally and internationally to promote the sustainable development of interprofessional practice across various health settings
  3. future activities needed to enable the sustainable development of interprofessional practice in New Zealand’s mental health and addiction services.

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