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  • 15 Oct 2018 12:24 PM | Jo Buckley (Administrator)

    Patients claiming free prescriptions in England face checks before medicine is issued in an effort to stamp out prescription fraud currently costing the NHS in England an estimated £256m a year.

    https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/health-45850140

  • 15 Oct 2018 12:24 PM | Jo Buckley (Administrator)

    With its well established team of counter fraud professionals and experience of working in harmony with a national network of local counter fraud provision, it has embraced the proposal of a common framework of Professional Standards and Competencies.

    https://cfa.nhs.uk/about-nhscfa/latest-news/NHSCFA-welcomes-launch-of-counter-fraud-profession

  • 15 Oct 2018 12:23 PM | Jo Buckley (Administrator)

    Three NHS managers from Powys fraudulently stole more than £700,000 from public money using the fake names from rock stars U2

    https://www.shropshirestar.com/news/crime/2018/10/12/nhs-chief-pleads-guilty-to-fraud-after-using-names-of-u2-stars-to-con-700000-from-health-board/

  • 15 Oct 2018 12:22 PM | Jo Buckley (Administrator)

    The UK government announces its commitment to tackle fraud and error across the public sector by launching its counter fraud profession.

    https://www.gov.uk/government/news/uk-government-launches-first-public-sector-counter-fraud-profession

  • 08 Oct 2018 9:43 PM | Jo Buckley (Administrator)

    An internal investigation was launched by the council earlier this year after serious allegations were made by members of staff about suspected irregularities relating to roads contract management.

    https://www.edinburghnews.scotsman.com/news/crime/four-charged-in-2-1m-fraud-probe-at-midlothian-council-1-4810961

  • 08 Oct 2018 9:42 PM | Jo Buckley (Administrator)

    In the wake of last year's WannaCry ransomware attack and a range of high-profile threats since then, PublicTechnology and Trend Micro invited a panel of experts to discuss how the public sector can build resilience and protect itself.

    https://www.publictechnology.net/articles/features/how-can-public-sector-manage-cyberthreats

  • 30 Sep 2018 11:46 PM | Jo Buckley (Administrator)

    A council finance manager who stole £62,000 meant for Grenfell survivors has admitted also defrauding the NHS of more than £35,000.


    https://www.thelondoneconomic.com/must-reads/council-boss-who-stole-62k-for-grenfell-survivors-admitted-defrauding-nhs-of-over-35k/27/09/


  • 30 Sep 2018 11:46 PM | Jo Buckley (Administrator)

    A dentist who made up bogus treatments and fraudulently charged the NHS £23,500 has been sentenced.

    https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-wales-45631605

  • 30 Sep 2018 11:44 PM | Jo Buckley (Administrator)

    There were “insufficient financial controls” in place and not enough oversight to prevent the former employee of a Barnet Council contractor stealing £2m from the council, according to a Grant Thornton audit report.

    http://www.publicsectorexecutive.com/Public-Sector-News/insufficient-financial-controls-enabled-council-contractor-to-steal-2m

  • 30 Sep 2018 11:44 PM | Jo Buckley (Administrator)

    The Labour group has called on the council leader to resign after the publication of a “damning” report into a £2 million fraud case.

    http://www.thisislocallondon.co.uk/news/16899008.labour-blasts-damning-2m-capita-fraud-report/

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