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Lean Six Sigma : some basic concepts

  title={Lean Six Sigma : some basic concepts},
  author={Helen Bevan and Neil Westwood and Richard D. Crowe and Michael O'Connor},
The English National Health Service (NHS) is the largest healthcare system in the world. Its annual budget is more than £70 billion and it employs 1.3 million staff. Last year, there were 325 million patient consultations with primary care physicians and nurses. More than 13 million people attended a first specialty appointment in hospital and 14 million people attended the Accident and Emergency department (Chief Executive's report to the NHS, 2005). The NHS is in the middle of a 10 year… Expand

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