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NHS: Fraud

Department of Health and Social Care written question – answered on 6th March 2019.

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Photo of Nigel Evans Nigel Evans Conservative, Ribble Valley

To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, how many individuals the NHS Counter Fraud Authority has (a) investigated and (b) pursued charges against since its establishment in 2017.

Photo of Caroline Dinenage Caroline Dinenage Minister of State (Department of Health and Social Care)

Since its establishment in November 2017, the NHS Counter Fraud Authority has:

- Completed investigations or is currently investigating a total of 148 individuals; and

- Submitted evidence and supporting information to the Crown Prosecution Service in respect of 51 individuals.

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