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Does fraud really cost NHS £5bn a year?

Fraud is costing the NHS £5bn a year, with a further £2bn lost to errors, the former head of its anti-fraud section has suggested in a report he co-authored.

The amount estimated by Jim Gee, who led the NHS anti-fraud section for eight years, is 20 times that recorded in the government's annual fraud indicator report.

He spoke to BBC Breakfast to explain how the figures had been calculated.

  • 24 Mar 2014
  • From the section Health
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