TITLE

NHS Direct ignores its own GP policy

PUB. DATE
July 2003
SOURCE
Pulse;7/7/2003, Vol. 63 Issue 27, p4
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Reports on issues related to the failure of the National Health Service Direct to follow policy of asking callers for physicians' details in Great Britain.
ACCESSION #
10265760

 

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