'Voice or choice’? Patient and public involvement n the National Health Service in England under New Labour’. / Gabe, Jonathan; Forster, R.

In: International Journal of Health Services , Vol. 38, No. 2, 2008, p. 333-356.

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'Voice or choice’? Patient and public involvement n the National Health Service in England under New Labour’. / Gabe, Jonathan; Forster, R.

In: International Journal of Health Services , Vol. 38, No. 2, 2008, p. 333-356.

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Gabe, J & Forster, R 2008, ''Voice or choice’? Patient and public involvement n the National Health Service in England under New Labour’', International Journal of Health Services , vol. 38, no. 2, pp. 333-356.

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Gabe, J., & Forster, R. (2008). 'Voice or choice’? Patient and public involvement n the National Health Service in England under New Labour’. International Journal of Health Services , 38(2), 333-356.

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Gabe, Jonathan ; Forster, R. / 'Voice or choice’? Patient and public involvement n the National Health Service in England under New Labour’. In: International Journal of Health Services . 2008 ; Vol. 38, No. 2. pp. 333-356.

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