Lead: Janet Holt, University of Leeds (firstname.lastname@example.org)
This will be a qualitative study with the overall aim of exploring what practitioners understand communication, team working and ethical practice to mean in their profession. The objectives are:
1. To investigate how communication, team working and ethical practice are interpreted by each of the professions represented in ALPS.
2. To examine whether these responses vary across the professions.
3. To explore the impact of any similarities or differences on interprofessional assessment.
Using a purposive sampling technique, participants will be recruited from the 16 professional groups represented in ALPS with the aim of interviewing 50 practitioners. The sample size will be modified to achieve saturation.
The interviews will be audio taped and transcribed and the data will be analysed using the Framework approach to content analysis.