Max Hardy prosecutes a GP Surgery practice manager jailed for defrauding the practice of over £69,000

15 April 2024

Max Hardy prosecuted a GP practice manager who pleaded guilty to defrauding the practice. An audit revealed that between 30 May 2022 and 1 February 2023, the defendant made five unauthorised salary payments to himself, totalling £25,159.35.

He also set up a bank account in the name of NS Medical. Using this account between 25 March 2022 and 24 March 2023, he paid a pharmacist at the surgery her legitimate invoices, whilst forging new invoices under her name and charging the practice inflated fees.

The defendant retained the difference totalling  £44,182.67.

The total value of the fraud was £69,342.02.

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