NHS to follow car giant in cuts drive

By Jane Candlish

Published: 05/02/2014

NHS Highland has turned to car giant Toyota to help it tackle a looming £9million-plus overspend at its flagship hospital.

The health board plans to use techniques developed by the Japanese manufacturer to launch a major efficiency drive at Raigmore in Inverness.

Bosses are pinning their hopes on the “kaizen” philosophy easing the ongoing financial crisis – but are also urging patients to play their part by turning up for appointments.

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