IFAW 2023

Campaign material for International Fraud Awareness Week 2023

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Friday, November 9

International Fraud Awareness Week starts on Sunday 12 November.

Throughout next week well be posting about NHS fraud and what people can do to report fraud.

Find out more at https://cfa.nhs.uk/

#IFAW2023

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Sunday, November 12

We are proud to support International Fraud Awareness Week, which starts today until Nov 18.

Over the following week, we will be posting guidance and tips for preventing fraud within the NHS.

To find out more and report fraud visit https://cfa.nhs.uk/

#IFAW2023

Image showing a pair of arms reaching out of a laptop screen and taking money out of a wallet with NHS Counter Fraud Authority in the top left
Image showing a pair of arms reaching out of a laptop screen and taking money out of a wallet

Monday, November 13

NHS Fraud occurs when someone tricks our National Health Service so that they can benefit financially or in another way.

It's a crime that we are committed to tackling, but it's also one that requires the combined efforts of everyone within the NHS and beyond.

To find out more and report fraud visit https://cfa.nhs.uk/

#IFAW2023

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Image showing a hooded person wearing a mask holding up and looking at two diffent masks

Tuesday, November 14

Terminology can often muddy the waters.

NHS fraud is the same at its very core.

If you are targeted directly in your personal life, or whilst at work, the deception is the same.

To find out more and report fraud visit https://cfa.nhs.uk/

#IFAW2023

Wednesday, November 15

Receiving vague invoices?

Suppliers should be required to provide as much information as possible on their invoices, including:

  • supplier’s name /logo
  • invoicing address and contact details
  • purchase order or booking reference
  • invoice, account, and VAT numbers

To find out more and report fraud visit https://cfa.nhs.uk/

#IFAW2023

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Image showing a person holding a mask up to their face holding out their opposite hange for a handshake

Thursday, November 16

Are you confident that the change in supplier bank details request is genuine?

Can you be certain of whom you are speaking with over email? Are they really whom they say they are?

Fraud occurs in the NHS daily through fraudsters asking for false information. To find out more and report fraud visit https://cfa.nhs.uk/

#IFAW2023

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Image Showing two people typing on laptops, the person on the left is sitting upright and highlighted by an orange background, the person on the right is sitting hunched over with their hood up infront of a dark background

Friday, November 17

Insider fraud! Be aware!

An insider refers to an employee, contractor or individual with legitimate access to the organisation’s systems.

Examples of insider fraud include:

  • false payment requests
  • an insider overbilling a debtor and pocketing the difference
  • recording false credits, rebates, or refunds

To find out more and report fraud visit https://cfa.nhs.uk/

#IFAW2023

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Image showing a person staring off to the the right of the image behind them is their shawdow one a wall with their nose elongated indicating they are telling lies

Saturday, November 16

Thank you to all our partners for your support during International Fraud Awareness Week!

In case you missed it, you can find out more and report fraud by visiting https://cfa.nhs.uk/

#IFAW2023

Image showing a pair of arms reaching out of a laptop screen and taking money out of a wallet with NHS Counter Fraud Authority in the top left
Image showing a pair of arms reaching out of a laptop screen and taking money out of a wallet

Videos

Mandate fraud

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Investment fraud

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Banners

Don't get hooked banner

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Help protect banner

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Procurement fraud banner

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Posters

Help protect your NHS from fraud

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