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NHS Protect: Contracts

Department of Health written question – answered on 12th September 2016.

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Photo of Anne-Marie Trevelyan Anne-Marie Trevelyan Conservative, Berwick-upon-Tweed

To ask the Secretary of State for Health, which companies hold the contracts for NHS Protect and related counter-fraud investigations; what the value of those contracts is; and how much revenue those contracts produce in recouped funds and fines.

Photo of Philip Dunne Philip Dunne The Minister of State, Department of Health

NHS Protect is the National Health Service body responsible for co-ordinating anti-crime work in the NHS in England. Contracts for the delivery of counter fraud services at a local level are negotiated by individual NHS bodies and information on these is not held centrally. The latest performance information on both NHS Protect and Local Counter Fraud Specialists is available in the NHS Protect Annual Report 2015-16 at:

http://www.nhsbsa.nhs.uk/Documents/CounterFraud/Annual_Report2015-16.pdf

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