This week’s special report looks at the success of the “productive” series and “lean” methodology in improving services in the NHS.

HSJ’s efficiency special report is available to download now.

Service improvement

It’s a notable success story − and has been sold to 16 countries − but those behind the “productive” series service improvement programmes say this is just the beginning.

Case studies

Kent Community Health Trust: productive community services

Nottingham University Hospitals Trust: productive ward

Portsmouth Hospitals Trust: productive ward

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