On this page you can find a range of resources to help you raise awareness of fraud against the NHS.
The materials are also suitable for use in presentations or staff inductions, as well as in communications for the general public.
All materials are available to view or download in digital formats. If you would like high-quality versions of any of the materials for professional printing, please contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Videos and animations
What is NHS fraud?
This animation provides a definition of fraud against the NHS and uses a case example (based on a real case of procurement fraud) to illustrate it.
Stop fraud in its tracks
This animation shows an example of a mandate fraud (also known as payment diversion fraud) stopped by the quick thinking of an NHS employee, to support a wider message on fraud prevention.
Story of a fraud
This animation introduces Fraudy, a fictional character representing a fraud, and follows it through a case example (based on a real case of NHS payroll fraud). Will Fraudy manage to remain invisible?
Introducing the NHS Counter Fraud Authority
Sue Frith, Chief Executive Officer of the NHS Counter Fraud Authority, provides a short introduction to the organisation.
Who pays for NHS fraud?
This animation provides examples of different types of fraud affecting the NHS, highlights the impact of NHS fraud and explains how to report it.
Working when sick (short animation)
This animation shows an example of working while off sick. It highlights the importance of reporting fraud and the consequences for those who commit it.
Ghost patients (short animation)
This animation shows an example of claiming for NHS care that was never delivered through the creation of fake patients. It highlights the importance of reporting fraud and the consequences for those who commit it.
A case of fake ID (short animation)
This animation shows an example of using fake identification to gain employment in the NHS. It highlights the importance of reporting fraud and the consequences for those who commit it.
Report NHS fraud campaign posters
A new series of posters providing information on how to report fraud against the NHS, under a simple message which is also the NHSCFA's strapline: 'NHS fraud. Spot it. Report it. Together we stop it.'
Hospital corridor posterView/Download
NHS Fraud and Corruption Reporting Line
The materials in this section were developed in partnership with Crimestoppers, who provide the NHS Fraud and Corruption Reporting Line for the NHSCFA and the Department of Health and Social Care. This free, 24-hour phone line can be used to report suspected fraud, bribery or corruption affecting the Department of Health and Social Care and its arm's-length bodies as well as the NHS. Please see the Report NHS fraud page for more details.
Doctor's case posterView/Download
The designs in the posters above are also available as banners for use on websites and web applications, download via the link below.
The same five designs are available as images for use on Facebook and Twitter.
Awareness resources on the NHSCFA
A four-page factsheet and a double-sided leaflet (both updated in October 2018) which provide a brief introduction to the NHSCFA, along with information on NHS fraud and how to report it.
If you would like more detailed information about the NHSCFA, please read our brochure.