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The DH accident and emergency department model - a national generic model used locally. / Fletcher, A; Halsall, D; Huxham, S; Worthington, D J.

Lancaster University : The Department of Management Science, 2006. (Management Science Working Paper Series).

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Fletcher, A, Halsall, D, Huxham, S & Worthington, DJ 2006 'The DH accident and emergency department model - a national generic model used locally' Management Science Working Paper Series, The Department of Management Science, Lancaster University.

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Fletcher, A., Halsall, D., Huxham, S., & Worthington, D. J. (2006). The DH accident and emergency department model - a national generic model used locally. (Management Science Working Paper Series). The Department of Management Science.

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Fletcher A, Halsall D, Huxham S, Worthington DJ. The DH accident and emergency department model - a national generic model used locally. Lancaster University: The Department of Management Science. 2006. (Management Science Working Paper Series).

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Fletcher, A ; Halsall, D ; Huxham, S ; Worthington, D J. / The DH accident and emergency department model - a national generic model used locally. Lancaster University : The Department of Management Science, 2006. (Management Science Working Paper Series).

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