NHS Trusts to Share in Industry's Best Practice
Byline: James O'Brien
Systems used in manufacturing to streamline industrial production will be applied in Birmingham at two of Britain's biggest hospital trusts in a pounds 14.4 million two-year project.
University Hospitals Birmingham and the Birmingham Heartlands & Solihull Hospital Trust will be joined in their drive for greater efficiency by the South Birmingham Primary Care Trust.
The three hospitals will work with Warwick Manufacturing Group (WMG) which will transfer its expertise and experience from production industries into the trusts to raise efficiency by 30 per cent.
The project is looking for early results in shared …
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Publication information: Article title: NHS Trusts to Share in Industry's Best Practice. Contributors: Not available. Newspaper title: The Birmingham Post (England). Publication date: October 7, 2002. Page number: 32. © 2009 Birmingham Post & Mail Ltd. COPYRIGHT 2002 Gale Group.
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