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Exploring the dynamics of personal, professional and interprofessional ethics

Divya Jindal-Snape and Elizabeth F.S. Hannah


Professionals involved in person centred professions are working in increasingly complex and demanding environments. Many professional bodies have established codes of conduct and ethics for their members which by and large function to protect the public interest. These codes provide guiding principles of practice which are open to interpretation in their application. At times, professionals experience a disjuncture between personal, professional and interprofessional ethics. The aim of this book is to spearhead debate about these disjunctures and ethical dilemmas in an informed manner. It goe ... More

Keywords: personal ethics, professional ethics, interprofessional ethics, organisational culture, multicultural, multinational, wellbeing, ethical reflexivity

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2014 Print ISBN-13: 9781447308997
Published to Policy Press Scholarship Online: September 2014 DOI:10.1332/policypress/9781447308997.001.0001


Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Divya Jindal-Snape, editor

Elizabeth F.S. Hannah, editor

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Part One Understanding personal, professional and interprofessional ethics within different contexts

One Setting the scene

Elizabeth F.S. Hannah and Divya Jindal-Snape

Two Beyond procedures

Wilma Barrow, Roger Barrow and Tim Glockling

Four The policy context

Lesley Greenaway and Bridget Roberts

Five The education context

Tiina Soini, Janne, Pietarinen, Kirsi, Pyhältö and Kirsi, Tirri

Part Two Personal–professional ethics

Part Three Professional–interprofessional ethics

Nine Professional and interprofessional ethics

Eleanor Brewster and Lorna Strachan

Ten Protecting unborn babies

Ann V. Hodson and Ruth Deery

Part Four Personal, professional and interprofessional ethics

Part Five Professional and interprofessional ethics in multicultural and multinational contexts

Sixteen Social work ethics crossing multinational and interprofessional boundaries

Timothy B. Kelly, Laura R. Bronstein and Debra McPhee

Seventeen Palliative care

Ros Scott and Suresh Kumar

Part Six A way forward?

Nineteen Professionalism in workplace learning

Charlotte E. Rees, Lynn V. Monrouxe and Rola Ajjawi

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