Chapter 13. Shared Care and Interprofessional Practice

  1. Professor G. Hussein Rassool MSc, BA, RN, FETC, RCNT, RNT MILT, FRSH Cert. Ed., Cert. Couns., Cert in Supervision & Consultation1,2,3
  1. A. Simpson

Published Online: 11 FEB 2008

DOI: 10.1002/9780470774953.ch13

Dual Diagnosis Nursing

Dual Diagnosis Nursing

How to Cite

Simpson, A. (2006) Shared Care and Interprofessional Practice, in Dual Diagnosis Nursing (ed G. H. Rassool), Blackwell Publishing Ltd, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9780470774953.ch13

Editor Information

  1. 1

    Addiction & Mental Health, Departamento de Psiquiatria e Ciências Humanas da Escola de Enfermagem de Ribeirão Preto da Universidade de São Paulo, São Paulo, Brazil

  2. 2

    Visiting Professor Federal University of Minas Gerais, Brazil

  3. 3

    Formerly Senior Lecturer in Addictive Behaviour, Department of Addictive Behaviour & Psychological Medicine, Centre for Addiction Studies, St George's Hospital, University of London, UK

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 11 FEB 2008
  2. Published Print: 30 OCT 2006

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9781405119023

Online ISBN: 9780470774953



  • health professionals;
  • drug worker;
  • voluntary services;
  • therapeutic relationship;
  • employment


This chapter contains section titled:

  • Introduction

  • Case Management, the Care Programme Approach and Dual Diagnosis

  • Benefits of Shared Care and Effective Teamwork

  • Problems with Inter-Agency and Inter-Professional Practice

  • Structure and Procedures

  • Confidentiality

  • Conclusion

  • References