The International Practice Development Journal is now FREE ACCESS (no registration required)
The International Practice Development Journal publishes and makes freely accessible, scholarly inquiry into practice development and related fields.
The articles will challenge assumptions and provoke new visions and ideas about the contribution that practice development makes to nursing, healthcare and academia.
Academic Editor: Professor Jan Dewing, Canterbury Christ Church University, Kent and East Sussex Community Health NHS Trust, England. Honorary Research Fellow, University of Ulster, Northern Ireland. Visiting Professor, SNMIH University of Wollongong (in partnership with Uniting Care Ageing South Eastern Region), NSW, Australia.
Managing Editor: Kate Sanders, Practice Development Facilitator, Foundation of Nursing Studies, UK. Honorary Senior Lecturer, Canterbury Christ Church University, England.
Administrator: Debbie Warren, Administrator, Foundation of Nursing Studies, UK.
Current Issue: May 2014
Volume 4, Issue 1
14th May 2014: Volume 4 Issue 1 is out today!!
There are 12 papers for you to read and to share with your colleagues.
We hope that they will inspire you to write about your work and to share it through our journal.
The IPDJ is delighted that the England Centre for Practice Development, has sponsored a paper in this issue (Volume 4 Issue 1). The paper reports on a collaboration between the ECPD and a large acture trust to develop a shared purpose framework to deliver person-centred, safe and effective care.
The England Centre for Practice Development is a national centre for research and innovation hosted within and supported by Canterbury Christ Church University. As part of the International Practice Development Collaborative (IPDC), a community of practice (practice developers and researchers) committed to working together to develop healthcare practice, we believe that the aim of practice development is to work with people to develop person-centred cultures that are dignified, compassionate and safer for all.
Our work focuses on developing individuals, teams and organisations to lead the transformation of workplace culture and practices. We achieve this by:
- International research, evaluation and scholarship
- Leadership and facilitation development programmes
- Workforce development, organisational and service redesign and impact evaluation
- Bespoke work based learning programmes developed in partnership with organisations accredited for workplace practice development activities
- International Practice Development Schools and other research events and workshops
Click here to find out more about the ECPD Masters Programme in Practice Development and Innovation.
Thank you to all those who have contributed to the IPDJ in 2013. We look forward to your ongoing support in 2014.
The IPDJ is delighted that the Institute for Research in Mental Health and Substance Abuse which is part of the Faculty of Health Sciences at Buskered University College (BUC), Norway, has sponsored a paper in Volume 3 Issue 1. The paper is written by several of the Institute’s researchers and considers the potential for collaboration and partnerships between service users in the mental health and substance abuse services and their therapists.
There is also a guest editorial from the Dean of the Faculty of Health Sciences which profiles the work of the Faculty and shows how collaborative working has enabled the development of the Institute for Research in Mental Health and Substance Abuse and the the Science Centre Health and Technology – both of which are creative venues for innovation, research and learning in healthcare.
Further information about BUC can be found by clicking here.
If you would like further information about the sponsorship opportunity, please click here.