Description of the current role
NHS Protect leads on work to identify and tackle crime across the health service. The aim is to protect NHS staff and
resources from activities that would otherwise undermine their effectiveness and their ability to meet the needs of patients
and professionals. Ultimately, this helps to ensure the proper use of valuable NHS resources and a safer, more secure
environment in which to deliver and receive care.
NHS Protect case management system is FIRST website .Fraud Information Reporting System Toolkit (FIRST) is an electronic
medium for information gathering, intelligence disseminating and is sponsored by NHS Protect. Its user are both external
(Local counter fraud specialists) and internal (Area anti fraud team).