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It depends who you ask: divergences in staff and external stakeholder narratives about the causes of a healthcare failure.

Hald EJ, Gillespie A, Reader TW. It depends who you ask: divergences in staff and external stakeholder narratives about the causes of a healthcare failure. J Contingencies Crisis Manage. 2023;31(4):752-766. doi:10.1111/1468-5973.12478.

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November 29, 2023
Hald EJ, Gillespie A, Reader TW. J Contingencies Crisis Manage. 2023;31(4):752-766.
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Hald EJ, Gillespie A, Reader TW. It depends who you ask: divergences in staff and external stakeholder narratives about the causes of a healthcare failure. J Contingencies Crisis Manage. 2023;31(4):752-766. doi:10.1111/1468-5973.12478.

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