NHS Counter Fraud News – Sept 2018

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September 2018

Dear Colleague,

Welcome to the latest issue of our e-newsletter, which provides a round-up of news from the NHS Counter Fraud Authority (NHSCFA). We hope you find it interesting and useful.

Anyone can sign up to receive the e-newsletter, and we are pleased to see the number of subscribers growing from month to month. If you know anyone who may be interested in our news, please forward them this email and encourage them to sign up on our website.

If you would like to get in touch about any of the articles, or have an idea for a story we should include, please hit ‘reply’. Your feedback is much appreciated!

Dealing with fraudulent claims for compensation

We are delighted to present a guest article from Helen Vernon, Chief Executive of NHS Resolution, who talks about the fraud risks faced by her organisation and the work they do to tackle fraud. Read more…


NHSCFA publishes 2017-18 annual report and accounts

Read about what we achieved and how we used our resources from our establishment on 1 November 2017 to 31 March 2018, in the NHSCFA’s first annual report. Read more…


NHSCFA supports ‘Check before you tick’ campaign

The nationwide campaign by NHS England and the NHS Business Services Authority aims to help people understand their eligibility for free prescriptions. Read more…


How the power of data helps us fight fraud

David Dixon, Information Analytics Lead, provides an insight into the world of information analytics at the NHSCFA. Read more…


Vacancy – Head of Business Support (Band 8C)

We are seeking an exceptional individual with significant experience of working at a senior level in the public or private sector. The successful candidate will lead the NHSCFA’s communications, digital and IT functions. The closing date is  23 September 2018Read more…


If you’re interested in working with us, please keep an eye on our vacancies on NHS Jobs.


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Report NHS fraud

It’s bad if someone commits fraud against the NHS, but the good news is that you can do something about it. If you have any suspicions or concerns about fraud, bribery or corruption affecting the NHS, you can report them to us, in confidence, 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.

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