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e-learning - The Productive Community Hospital

e-learning - The Productive Community Hospital

The Productives e-learning

Introduction to Productive Community Hospital module

Overview - An Introduction to The Productive Community Hospital

The Productive Community Hospital programme is designed to help increase the amount of direct care time given to patients in community hospitals. Sites that have helped develop and test the programme report that their expectations have been exceeded and that their staff have been empowered and enthused to make challenging changes to the way they work.

The learning objective for this module is:

To provide you with a good understanding of The Productive Community Hospital programme so that you can be ready to get involved in improvement activities as they are adopted in your area.

Lesson Plan

An Introduction to The Productive Community Hospital is an overview of the programme that has been developed by the NHS Institute for Innovation and Improvement. It covers the principles of the Productive Programme and introduces the learner to the language and methods that are used.

This is an online course, all the training will be taken through your browser window. There will be no face-to-face sessions with instructors nor will you receive any training material through the post. If you wish you may print out any page of the training material and may also print the notes you took during the training. You can also revisit the training material at any time, even after you have completed the course.

The course is self-paced so you decide how fast or slow the training goes. You can complete the course in stages revisiting the training at any time.


On completion of this course you will be able to download a NHS Institute for Innovation and Improvement / Virtual College certificate.


Approximately 1 - 2 hours. The length of time taken depends entirely on how quickly you can study and absorb the material. You can proceed as quickly or slowly as you like, and there is no limit on how long you can take to do the course.

Entry Requirements

There are no specific entry requirements for this course.


The e-learning module is provided free of charge to all NHS England full or part time employees. In order to register please click on the link below:

Discounts are available for multiple users (10 or more) for more information please contact info@theproductives.com, or telephone Sales on 01943 885083.

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