Evaluation of an Inter-professional Training Ward: Pilot Phase

  • Della Freeth
  • Scott Reeves
Part of the Nurse Education in Practice book series (NEP)


This chapter describes, from the evaluators’ perspective, the development and pilot phase of an Inter-professional training ward placement for medical, nursing, occupational therapy and physiotherapy students. The four-week training ward pilot, which ran from February to March 1999 within Barts and The London NHS Trust, was the first such educational venture in the UK. A multi-method evaluation of the pilot phase was undertaken by the authors, who continue to be involved with the training ward’s development and evaluation.


Occupational Therapy Nursing Student Student Team Ward Staff Interprofessional Education 
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