Flashcards in Multidisciplinary team Deck (4)
Define a MDT
a MDT is a group of health professional with expertise in a specific discipline. Together, they discuss and manage an individual patients care
what are the benefits of a MDT to the patient?
improved health delivery
access to a wider range of expertise
specialised, holistic care
What are the benefits of a MDT to staff?
promote ownership of tasks
allows delegation of tasks and development of roles
development of knowledge and skills
better use of resources and thus a more cost effective service