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NHS Protect

NHS Protect is the national body leading on work to protect NHS staff and resources from crime.

A new organisation is being created to tackle fraud, bribery and corruption within the health service in England. This will be known as the NHS Counter Fraud Authority (NHSCFA) and it began in shadow form in April 2017.

About NHS Protect

About NHS Protect

Find out about who we are, what we do and who we work with

Crime prevention

Crime prevention

Anti-crime guidance, awareness resources and information on how to report NHS fraud

Anti-crime standards

Anti-crime standards

National standards for NHS bodies’ anti-crime work

NHS Protect news

Former NHS England Equality Lead Paula Vasco-Knight CBE and husband sentenced for NHS fraud

10th March 2017

NHS England’s former National Lead for Equality, who was also CEO of Torbay and South Devon NHS Foundation

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Lancashire Consultant Radiologist pleads guilty to ‘efficient’ £24,000 NHS fraud

6th February 2017

A Royal Preston Hospital doctor who defrauded the NHS of nearly £24,000 has pleaded guilty to a ‘rolled up

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Former NHS England Equality Lead Paula Vasco-Knight CBE and husband guilty of NHS fraud

27th January 2017

NHS England’s former National Lead for Equality, who was also CEO of Torbay and South Devon NHS Foundation

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