Interprofessional collaborative practice in the clinical setting

emer thompson

Institute of Technology Tralee

Emer Thompson RGN, BA in healthcare studies, Masters in Advancing Healthcare Practice. Emer trained in Charing Cross hospital in London and qualified in 1993 and worked in the United Kingdom for 10 years. Emer worked in University hospital Kerry for 4 years. Her current role is a nurse lecturer in the Institute of Technology Tralee. She has a keen interest throughout her career interest in collaborative interprofessional practice as it strongly promotes high quality of patient care and fosters good working relationships. She has extensive management experience and had seen the benefits of interprofessional working throughout her career in both the UK and Ireland. Email – Telephone 066 7191965 -

Anne Stoutt

Bantry General Hospital

Anne Stoutt RGN, RM, Bsc in Nursing Hons. Trained as General Nurse in the South infirmary Victoria Hospital Cork in partnership with CUH IN 1983, staffed in acute general medicine and surgery. Trained as Midwife in HM Stanley Hospital, St Asaph, North Wales in 1986 staffed in midwifery for 10 years. Completed Bsc in Nursing in 2000 in University College, Cork. Clinical Placement co-ordinator at Bantry General Hospital for 13 years working in partnership with Institute of Technology, Tralee,


Background; Interprofessional collaboration is the interaction between two or more health care professionals in where their main focus is meeting the needs of their patients (Damour & Oandasan 2005). There has been an... [ view full abstract ]


  1. emer thompson (Institute of Technology Tralee)
  2. Anne Stoutt (Bantry General Hospital)

Topic Area

Topics: Innovations in research methodology, education or clinical practice


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