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Working Practices

Volume 401: debated on Friday 14 March 2003

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To ask the Secretary of State for Health what his definition is of (a) multidisciplinary working and (b) co-terminosity; and if he will make a statement. [98593]

In a health and social care context, multidisciplinary working refers to a number of trained and skilled professionals using and co-ordinating their particular expertise to ensure that people receive the best possible treatment and care. Co-terminosity means the alignment of organisational boundaries between health and social care agencies.