Nursing and resource allocation in a reorganised National Health Service
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Nursing and resource allocation in a reorganised National Health Service by Stephen L. Heasell

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Published by Nottingham Trent University, Dept. of Economics and Public Administration in Nottingham .
Written in English


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Statementby Stephen Heasell.
SeriesOccasional papers in economics -- no.94/6
The Physical Object
Pagination13p. ;
Number of Pages13
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Open LibraryOL21288473M

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