Policy paper

DHSC counter-fraud strategic plan: 2017 to 2020

Setting out the department’s plan to prevent fraud across the healthcare system.



This document defines DHSC’s counter-fraud priorities. It recognises the need to make changes and work collaboratively across the healthcare sector and beyond.

The strategy sets the direction and pace of counter-fraud work across the NHS and wider health service, enabling DHSC to hold these bodies to account.

The strategy is for:

  • officials at DHSC

  • the NHS in England

  • professional medical bodies and associations across the health service

Published 9 August 2018