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All organisations providing NHS services are required to put in place appropriate counter fraud arrangements.

Fraud is a dishonest act which is committed with the intention of making a gain or causing loss or risk of loss to another.

Typical examples of fraud:

  • Working while sick
  • Stealing property
  • Timesheet fraud
  • Fake qualifications / identity
  • Salary overpayments

If ever you are presented with a situation whereby you think that Maidstone and Tunbridge Wells NHS Trust, or its representatives are being deceived by a third party for personal financial gain, ’please report your concerns in confidence by calling the NHS Counter Fraud Authority on 0800 028 40 60 or by visiting their website

Anti-Crime Specialists

The Anti-Crime Specialists for the Trust are Andrew Ede and Beth Durcan, who are qualified and certified to deal with criminal investigations within the NHS, including disciplinary and civil sanctions.