TITLE

GMC cases quadruple

PUB. DATE
January 2003
SOURCE
Pulse;1/13/2003, Vol. 63 Issue 2, p12
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Focuses on the results of a survey conducted by the Medical Defence Union on the increase of the total number of court cases filed against general practitioners in Great Britain.
ACCESSION #
8988610

 

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