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Healthcare in the UK the need for reform : IOD policy paper by Ruth Lea

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Published by Institute of Directors in London .
Written in English


  • Medical care -- Great Britain.,
  • Medical policy -- Great Britain.,
  • National Health Service (Great Britain),
  • Health care reform -- Great Britain.

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Edition Notes

StatementRuth Lea.
ContributionsInstitute of Directors.
The Physical Object
Pagination52p. ;
Number of Pages52
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL15490610M
ISBN 101901580393

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