Reducing violence against NHS staff: Findings from an evaluation of the Safer Surrey Hospital Initiative. / O'Beirne, M.; Gabe, Jonathan.

In: Crime Prevention and Community Safety: An International Journal, Vol. 7, No. 2, 2005, p. 29–39.

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Reducing violence against NHS staff: Findings from an evaluation of the Safer Surrey Hospital Initiative. / O'Beirne, M.; Gabe, Jonathan.

In: Crime Prevention and Community Safety: An International Journal, Vol. 7, No. 2, 2005, p. 29–39.

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