- The programme BBC Scotland Investigates – ‘Scotland’s NHS Thieves’ broadcast early 2014 attracted a viewing audience of 320,000 which was 100,000 more than usual for this current affairs programme
- During 2013-14, CFS delivered over 80 fraud awareness presentations and workshops to NHS staff and family health service contractors
We stop people taking money from the NHS, so that it gets to the patients who need it
We deliver a programme of counter fraud initiatives and fraud awareness campaigns to promote a proactive anti-fraud culture
We collaborate on a range of initiatives that centre on the analysis, prioritisation and progression of fraud related allegations
We carry out enquiries into fraud related allegations where public sector monies are involved
Report a Fraud
Call 08000 15 16 28, a confidential fraud reporting hotline, or use the online reporting facility, powered and hosted by Crimestoppers.
Welcome to the Counter Fraud Services Website
Counter Fraud Services (CFS) was established in July 2000.
Our role is to provide NHSScotland with a comprehensive counter fraud service through the prevention, detection and investigation of fraud, embezzlement, theft, corruption and other irregularities against NHSScotland.
Working in partnership with all of the NHS in Scotland, our ultimate aim is to support and improve services, ensuring that money is deployed for the public good, in the effective delivery of frontline care, as the people of Scotland rightly expect.
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