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J R Coll Gen Pract. 1974 April; 24(141): 223–235.
PMCID: PMC2157340

The pathology of planning *

Abstract

A study of morbidity on a new housing estate reveals a higher prevalence rate of both physical and mental illness. Much of this is due to physical factors associated with the estate which could have been avoided in the light of previous experience had more attention been given to detail. The proposals embodied in the management arrangements for the reorganised National Health Service should provide the machinery to prevent these faults recurring.

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