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Development of skill mix models for health visiting services by Joyce Chessell

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Published by Preston Community Health Services and Jewel Communications Ltd. in Birmingham .
Written in English


  • National Health Service (Great Britain),
  • Community health care.

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Edition Notes

StatementJoyce Chessell, Stanley Obcarskas.
ContributionsObcarskas, S. 1927-, Preston Community Health Services., Jewel Communications Limited.
The Physical Object
Pagination59p. ;
Number of Pages59
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL15356649M
ISBN 100952112108

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