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The State of Regulation in England: From the General Social Care Council to the Health and Care Professions Council

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The State of Regulation in England : From the General Social Care Council to the Health and Care Professions Council. / McLaughlin, K.; Leigh, J.; Worsley, A.

In: British Journal of Social Work, Vol. 46, No. 4, 01.06.2016, p. 825-838.

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McLaughlin, K. ; Leigh, J. ; Worsley, A. / The State of Regulation in England : From the General Social Care Council to the Health and Care Professions Council. In: British Journal of Social Work. 2016 ; Vol. 46, No. 4. pp. 825-838.

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