Last updated: 17.06.13

Three-day Lean Office Training Course released for NHS

Staff at Southern Health and Social Care Trust receive their CPD accredited certificates after completing Lean Office Block training.

The Lean Office Block is a three day practical course delivered by The Lean Healthcare Academy, designed to equip staff with tools and methodologies to make real savings and improve productivity in the workplace.

Intended for management and administration staff The Lean Office Block aims to:

  • Transform the workplace into hubs of efficiency using the 6S Standard Operating Procedure
  • Eliminate waste by identifying areas for improvement using Process Flow Analysis
  • Focus on visual management techniques, enabling the creation of powerful communication strategies
  • Furnish delegates with the knowledge to implement a well organised email and meetings management system, resulting in more effective use of time.

Information about The Lean Office Block is available at

To celebrate the release of The Lean Office Block Southern Health and Social Care Trust (SH&SCT), one of the first Trusts to adopt The Lean Office Block training, has provided a number of case studies to showcase the success and effectiveness of the three day training course. The case studies are available at

The Lean Healthcare Academy is a division of Virtual College and aims to bring proven Lean working methodologies to healthcare professionals in both the Public and Private sectors. We help build sustainable service improvement within organisations through sharing best practice and by involving and empowering personnel. More information is available at or call The Lean Healthcare Academy team on 01943 885086.