Chapter 14. Leadership in an Interprofessional Context: Learning from Learning Disability

  1. Melanie Jasper and
  2. Mansour Jumaa
  1. Janet McCray

Published Online: 11 FEB 2008

DOI: 10.1002/9780470774984.ch14

Effective Healthcare Leadership

Effective Healthcare Leadership

How to Cite

Jasper, M. and Jumaa, M. (2005) Leadership in an Interprofessional Context: Learning from Learning Disability, in Effective Healthcare Leadership, Blackwell Publishing Ltd, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9780470774984.ch14

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 11 FEB 2008
  2. Published Print: 28 SEP 2005

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9781405121828

Online ISBN: 9780470774984



  • learning disability;
  • healthcare delivery;
  • partnerships;
  • decision-making process;
  • interprofessional practice


This chapter contains section titled:

  • The Challenges of Working in an Interprofessional Context

  • The Challenges of Interprofessional Practice

  • Leadership Approaches Used in this Study

  • Origins of Transformational Leadership Roles

  • The Participants

  • The Research Process

  • The Conceptual Framework for Practice

  • Exploring the Concepts and Practice Characteristics

  • The Framework in Practice

  • Learning to Apply the Framework

  • Example of Practitioner Use of the Framework

  • Outcomes From Using the Framework

  • Fitness for Purpose: a Role in Transforming Services?

  • What Can be Learnt for Learning Disabilities Practice?

  • Wider Application of the Framework

  • Conclusions

  • References