This book provides the reader with the underpinning theoretical and practical knowledge, skills, and understanding to work effectively as a member of an interprofessional health care team. This is essential for the delivery of quality health and social care that is focused on the needs of the patient/client. The book examines recent developments in the UK health and social care policy. It emphasizes the importance of ensuring that service users are the focus of care and that all healthcare professionals work as an integrated team to provide this standard of care. Interprofessional Working addresses issues such as barriers between professionals, ethics, teamwork and team dynamics, expertise and leadership, communication, and learning. Supported by evidence and research throughout, the book is written in a practical style with real-life scenarios to allow the reader to relate theory to practice.