- Part of:
- Service-line management: an approach to hospital management, NHS trusts: documents and guidance, and NHS foundation trusts: documents and guidance
- 14 October 2009
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Explains the concept of service-line management (SLM) and how NHS foundation trusts can use it.
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This guide for NHS foundation trusts explains the processes and structures needed to introduce service-line management (SLM) in a healthcare setting. It includes checklists, practical tools and examples of good practice.
Service-line management is a combination of management and business planning techniques designed to improve the way healthcare is delivered.
NHS foundation trusts are encouraged to tailor the concepts to fit their circumstances, structure and culture.
Published: 14 October 2009