This site is intended for health professionals only
Sunday 16 June 2019
Share |

Latest News

NHS to investigate practice ‘fraud’ in retaining ghost patients

Thursday 13th June 2019

The NHS anti-fraud body is to investigate general practice in a bid to crack down on apparently incorrectly claimed GP capitation fees.
NHS Counter Fraud Authority (NHS CFA) is prioritising work that will involve looking into so-called 'ghost patients' - people who may have died or moved away from the practice but still remain on the patient list - in a bid to challenge what it calls 'fraud' within general practice.
But GP bodies have...

Fri, 7 Dec 2007
Dispute over new antidementia drugs to be heard in the Court of Appeal
Fri, 7 Dec 2007
The government has announced new rules to help healthcare staff identify and support people who drink too much
Thu, 6 Dec 2007
Minor stroke sufferers to receive MRI scan within a day under new plans to tackle stroke
Thu, 6 Dec 2007
NAPC leader commends the State of Healthcare report, and says PBC opportunities are being wasted
Thu, 6 Dec 2007
Nick Clegg says it is "crazy" that Alan Johnson is the only person with responsibility for NHS who is answerable to voters
Thu, 6 Dec 2007
Health secretary says concerns over abolishing prescription charges in Scotland will lead to more people visiting their GP are unfounded
Wed, 5 Dec 2007
King's Fund chief lambasts health organisations over commissioning and failure to meet basic standards