NHS Fraud Reference Guide

Find information and definitions for the different types of fraud affecting the NHS.

  • Types of Fraud within the NHS

    This section provides definitions for the 123 known types of fraud committed against the NHS.

  • Thematic Fraud Areas

    This section provides a detailed look at 13 key areas of fraud, including examples and prevention advice.

  • Cyber Fraud

    Financially motivated cybercrime which results in fraud. This includes attacks that specifically use data exploitation, stolen or bought, to commit fraud.

  • Dos and Don’ts when reporting fraud

    This section contains a guide on what you should and should not if you suspect a fraud or attempted fraud.

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