Enhancing Interdisciplinary Collaboration in Primary Health Care Initiative


National Primary Health Care Conference, A Thousand Points of Light? Moving Forward on Primary Health Care (Winnipeg: NPHCC, 2004)

Canadian Health Services Research Foundation (CHSRF), Choices for Change: The Path for Restructuring Primary Healthcare Services in Canada (Ottawa: CHSRF, 2003), p.4.

College of Family Physicians in Canada (CFPC), A Prescription for Renewal [on-line], (October 2000), (cited June 24, 2022). 

Canadian Association of Social Workers  (CASW), Canadian Association of Social Workers: Social Policy Principles (Ottawa: CASW, March 2003).

Canadian Psychological Association (CPA), Strengthening Primary Care: The Contribution of the Science and Practice of Psychology  (Ottawa: CPA, 2000), (cited July 05, 2022).

Canadian Pharmacists Association (CphA), Pharmacists and Primary Health Care (Ottawa: CPhA, May 2004).

Dietitians Canada, The Role of the Registered Dietitian in Primary Health Care (Ottawa: DC, May 2001).

Interprofessional Education for Collaborative Patient- Centre Practice brochure published by Health Canada.

John Marriott and Ann Mable, Opportunities and Potential: A Review of International Literature on Primary Health Care Reform and Models (Ottawa: Health Canada, 2000).

Paul Hasselback et al., The Taber Integrated Primary Care Project � Turning Vision into Reality [on-line], (August 2002), (cited June 18, 2022). Available from Canadian Health Services Research Foundation.

Canadian Centre for Analysis of Regionalization and Health (CCARH), Newsletter November 2003 [on-line], (November 2003), (cited June 24, 2004). Available from CCARH.

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Spotlight on Collaboration

The Collaboration Toolkit is now available for your reading pleasure. This toolkit contains our last research report—Interdisciplinary Primary Health Care: Finding the Answers—and a vast warehouse containing tools that have been designed across the country to support interdisciplinary practices. The Collaboration Toolkit offers practical tips and tools such as checklists, vision and policy statements, floor plans, transfer of function agreements, and many others. It is a must-read for anyone considering—or involved in—interdisciplinary care.

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