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Primary nursing : staff perception of changes in ward atmosphere and role. / Rigby, A.; Leach, Carol; Greasley, Pete.

In: Journal of Psychiatric and Mental Health Nursing, Vol. 8, No. 6, 12.2001, p. 525-532.

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Rigby, A, Leach, C & Greasley, P 2001, 'Primary nursing: staff perception of changes in ward atmosphere and role', Journal of Psychiatric and Mental Health Nursing, vol. 8, no. 6, pp. 525-532. https://doi.org/10.1046/j.1351-0126.2001.00429.x

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Rigby, A., Leach, C., & Greasley, P. (2001). Primary nursing: staff perception of changes in ward atmosphere and role. Journal of Psychiatric and Mental Health Nursing, 8(6), 525-532. https://doi.org/10.1046/j.1351-0126.2001.00429.x

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Rigby A, Leach C, Greasley P. Primary nursing: staff perception of changes in ward atmosphere and role. Journal of Psychiatric and Mental Health Nursing. 2001 Dec;8(6):525-532. https://doi.org/10.1046/j.1351-0126.2001.00429.x

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Rigby, A. ; Leach, Carol ; Greasley, Pete. / Primary nursing : staff perception of changes in ward atmosphere and role. In: Journal of Psychiatric and Mental Health Nursing. 2001 ; Vol. 8, No. 6. pp. 525-532.

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