Health care services in remote and island areas in Scotland

by Scottish Health Service Advisory Council. Working Group on Health Care Services in Remote and Island Areas.

Publisher: HMSO in Edinburgh

Written in English
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  • Rural health services -- Scotland.

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StatementScottish Health Service Advisory Council.
The Physical Object
Pagination74 p. :
Number of Pages74
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL21104295M
ISBN 100114957290

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