To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what data his Department holds on the total value lost to fraud by the NHS in England was in each of the last five years.
This answer is the replacement for a previous holding answer.
9 February 2023
Fraud losses in the National Health Service in England for each of the last five years are shown in the following table:
Fraud loss (£ million)
1. Figures shown in this table are gross losses that do not include monies subsequently recovered as a result of loss recovery activity.
2. Figures shown relate to cases closed in the relevant year.
Source: NHS Counter Fraud Authority Consolidated Data Report