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2 edition of Social services for hospital patients. found in the catalog.

Social services for hospital patients.

Great Britain. Department of Health. Social Services Inspectorate.

Social services for hospital patients.

a report of the findings of an inspection in five Social Services Departments

by Great Britain. Department of Health. Social Services Inspectorate.

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Published by Social Services Inspectorate in London .
Written in English

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StatementSocial Services Inspectorate.
The Physical Object
Pagination[51]p. :
Number of Pages51
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL19966163M

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