The pressure on the European health care system is increasing considerably: more elderly people and patients with chronic diseases in need of rehabilitation, a diminishing work force and health care costs continuing to rise. Improving interprofessional and person-centred collaboration between health and social care professionals has been proposed as one solution.

The transfer from tertiary education to practice concerning interptofessional education and collaborative practice (IPECP) in rehabiliation is the central theme of the INPRO-project. The ultimate aim is to improve functioning, health and quality of life of patients.