The Role of hospital consultants in clinical directorates the synchromesh report

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Published by Royal College of Physicians of London in association with the King"s Fund in London .

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  • Medical consultants -- Great Britain.,
  • Hospitals -- Great Britain -- Administration.

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Other titlesSynchromesh report.
Statementedited by Anthony Hopkins.
ContributionsHopkins, Anthony, 1937 Oct. 15-, Royal College of Physicians of London., King Edward"s Hospital Fund for London.
The Physical Object
Paginationviii, 103p. ;
Number of Pages103
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Open LibraryOL22164638M
ISBN 101873240619

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