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Counter Fraud, Bribery and Corruption in the NHS

This module looks at the definitions and your exposure to Fraud, Bribery and Corruption within the NHS


Reed Training Professionals

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Price
£12 inc VAT
Study method
Online, self-paced
Access to content
Access until course completion
Qualification
No formal qualification
Additional info
  • Certificate of completion available and is included in the price

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Overview

In 2016-2017 losses to fraud and other economic crime in the NHS were estimated at £1.29 billion a year.

All fraud, bribery and corruption in the NHS and throughout health and social care are unacceptable and should not be tolerated. Within your employment within the NHS, it is your responsibility to highlight and report any instances of fraud through the correct procedures.

The information provided is in line with the current NHS standard for this module.

Description

This module aims to give you a good understanding of fraud, bribery and corruption within the NHS and other health care institutions.

The content covers key legislation, employer/employee responsibilities, the different types of fraud, the fraud triangle, how to avoid fraud and how to report fraud.

You will look in particular at:

  • Outline what fraud, bribery and corruption is
  • Describe how organisations and employees can prevent fraud
  • Identify the fraud triangle and fraud red flags
  • Identify measures that can be taken to prevent common types of fraud
  • Know how and when to report actual or suspected fraud

Who is this course for?

This course is suitable for those working in the NHS plus other health and social care sectors.

Requirements

The material covered in this module relates specifically to those working within the NHS. If this sounds like you then this course is ideal!

Career path

Any employee working within the NHS will benefit from completing this module.

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