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NHS fraud could be as high as £5bn a year, says former health service official

NHS fraud could be as high as £5bn a year, says former health service official | Fraud in the NHS | Scoop.it
Former counter-fraud director Jim Gee says health service losses could be 20 times higher than official government figure Fraud may be costing the NHS £5bn a year, more than 20 times the government's official figures, with at least another £1bn...

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The NHS fraud story would be terrible, if it were true | Zoe Williams

The NHS fraud story would be terrible, if it were true | Zoe Williams | Fraud in the NHS | Scoop.it
The evidence of fraud is weak but the damage is done: the health service is made to look like an impossible dream Terrible news, isn't it, that the NHS loses £5bn a year through fraud; just awful … to think that people would steal from the public...

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NHS fraud ‘equal to its entire budget for cancer treatment’

NHS fraud ‘equal to its entire budget for cancer treatment’ | Fraud in the NHS | Scoop.it
The true cost of fraud inside the NHS could be more than £5bn a year, more than 20 times the official government figure, a new report has warned.
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SYNDAS NHS Counter Fraud Team Video Staff Version

SYNDAS NHS Counter Fraud Team Video Staff Version | Fraud in the NHS | Scoop.it
A short video aimed at highlighting types of fraud committed within the NHS and what staff can do to report it. (Produced by CMS at NHS Rotherham)
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NHS Protect NHS Protect News NHS Business Services Authority

NHS Protect NHS Protect News NHS Business Services Authority | Fraud in the NHS | Scoop.it
Fraudulent Brixton dentist Young Jun Suh has been ordered to pay £104,232.89 in compensation to the NHS within 6 months or face a second two year jail sentence (Southwark Crown Court, Monday 5 August).
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Case Study: Brixton dentist must pay back £104k or face a second 2 yr prison sentence.

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NHS heart expert is guilty of £1m fraud: Swindlers at Basildon Hospital called it 'Bas Vegas'

NHS heart expert is guilty of £1m fraud: Swindlers at Basildon Hospital called it 'Bas Vegas' | Fraud in the NHS | Scoop.it
John Mulholland, who has an international reputation and is published widely in academic journals, billed the NHS for work that was never done.

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New report: private NHS providers increase fraud risk, damage patients

New report: private NHS providers increase fraud risk, damage patients | Fraud in the NHS | Scoop.it
An independent health think-tank (which looks to be genuinely independent, unlike all those right-wing 'independent' groups that abuse charitable status for tax-breaks while plotting ways to impove...

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Fraud 'costing NHS £5bn a year'

Fraud 'costing NHS £5bn a year' | Fraud in the NHS | Scoop.it
Fraud is costing the NHS £5bn a year, with a further £2bn lost to financial errors, the former head of its anti-fraud section tells BBC Panorama.
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SYNDAS NHS Counter Fraud Team Video User Version

A short video aimed at highlighting types of fraud committed against the NHS and what users of the service can do to report it. (Produced by CMS at NHS Rothe...
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Video on consequences of Fraud in the NHS

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NHS Protect NHS Protect News NHS Business Services Authority

NHS Protect NHS Protect News NHS Business Services Authority | Fraud in the NHS | Scoop.it
A company director who supplied stents for heart surgery to the NHS has been jailed for fraud and money laundering (Tuesday 2 July 2013, Bradford Crown Court) following an investigation by NHS Protect.
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Its not just within the NHS - External contractor sentenced to 15 months imprisonment. Total loss to NHS £102k.

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Fraud and Corruption Online Reporting Line

Fraud and Corruption Online Reporting Line | Fraud in the NHS | Scoop.it
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National point of contact to report Fraud in the NHS

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