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Fraud costing Scottish NHS millions

A BBC Scotland Investigation has found that fraud in the NHS has risen by 42% in the past five years.

Scotland's health boards have recorded £2m of fraud by professionals such doctors, nurses and dentists as well as patients.

Experts in healthcare fraud say the actual cost to the NHS in Scotland could be as high as £800m every year.

BBC Scotland's Fiona Walker reports.

Watch Scotland's NHS Thieves on BBC One Scotland at 22:35.

  • 05 Feb 2014