Safer staff, better care RCN manual handling training guidance and competencies

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Published by Royal College of Nursing in London .

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StatementRoyal College of Nursing.
SeriesWorking well initiative
ContributionsRoyal College of Nursing.
The Physical Object
Pagination17p. ;
Number of Pages17
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Open LibraryOL16395786M

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