Bitesize course / Service line management (England)

Develop a greater understanding of service line management

3 hours Foundation
3 CPD hours

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This course introduces service line management, focusing on how healthcare providers can be managed as individual business units. It also covers what needs to be in place to enable this to happen and the information needed to make it work.

This course is suitable for staff who are new to the NHS, budget holders, operational staff, clinical staff, governors/ board members and finance staff.


  • Introduction and overview
  • What needs to be in place – organisation
  • What needs to be in place – information
  • What needs to be in place – planning
  • What needs to be in place – performance management

What's included?

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Access to your course online for 12 months

3 hours of accredited CPD

Certificate of completion

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How do I achieve a Foundation award in healthcare finance?

This course can count towards the Foundation award in healthcare finance. To achieve the award you will need to complete five bitesize short courses, including the compulsory short course ‘NHS finance’. The Foundation award can be purchased for just £165+VAT.

On completion of the Introductory award in healthcare finance you will gain:

- The Foundation award in healthcare finance certificate
- 15 hours accredited CPD

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