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The Trust supports the NHS fight to tackle fraud, bribery, and corruption.
The Royal Liverpool and Broadgreen University Hospitals NHS Trust supports the NHS fight to tackle fraud, bribery, and corruption.
These offences take essential funds away from patient care, and end up in the pockets of those who do not legitimately earn it. For example:
- false claims being made through the Healthcare Travel Costs Scheme (HTCS);
- false invoices being submitted from dishonest contractors and suppliers;
- overseas visitors providing false information in order to gain free hospital treatment to which they are not entitled to;
- staff who dishonestly:
- work elsewhere whilst on sick leave;
- undertake private work on NHS time;
- falsify their timesheet or expenses claims;
- staff or those associated with the organisation who offer, request, or receive a bribe;
- job applicants who provide false details such as: ID, qualifications, references, address, previous work experience, non-disclosure of criminal convictions;
- organised criminal gangs sending scam emails in an attempt to gain confidential information, steal NHS funds, or hold NHS data ’to ransom’.
The NHS, including The Royal Liverpool and Broadgreen University Hospitals NHS Trust, has dedicated staff who work to tackle and investigate fraud, bribery, and corruption.
The Trust has a zero tolerance towards any acts of fraud, bribery, and/or corruption perpetrated against it. Read our Deputy Chief Executive and Director of Finance’s Bribery Act Statement here.
If you have any suspicions or concerns against The Royal Liverpool and Broadgreen University Hospitals NHS Trust, or in the wider NHS, you can report anonymously by calling the national freephone hotline on 0800 028 40 60 (powered by Crimestoppers 24/7) or completing the online reporting form at www.reportnhsfraud.nhs.uk.
Please help to protect your NHS from fraud... you could make a real difference by reporting your suspicions.