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Warden, John
July 1988
BMJ: British Medical Journal (International Edition);7/16/88, Vol. 297 Issue 6642, p161
Academic Journal
Presents the effort of the Department of Health and Social Security on the switch from administered service to managing in London, England. Efficacy of the survey for services provided; Recommendations to improve the morale of customers and hospital staff; Implications of report to social services.


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