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Care or custody?: an evaluation of palliative care in prisons in North West England

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Care or custody? an evaluation of palliative care in prisons in North West England. / Turner, Mary; Payne, Sheila; Barbarachild, Zephyrine.

In: Palliative Medicine, Vol. 25, No. 4, 06.2011, p. 370-377.

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Turner M, Payne S, Barbarachild Z. Care or custody? an evaluation of palliative care in prisons in North West England. Palliative Medicine. 2011 Jun;25(4):370-377. doi: 10.1177/0269216310393058

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Turner, Mary ; Payne, Sheila ; Barbarachild, Zephyrine. / Care or custody? an evaluation of palliative care in prisons in North West England. In: Palliative Medicine. 2011 ; Vol. 25, No. 4. pp. 370-377.

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