How do I make a complaint about a doctor in NSW?
How the NSW Health Care Complaints Commission can help
- Call 1800 043 159 Mon to Fri, 9am to 5pm AEST.
- Email: [email protected]
How do I complain about a medical practice?
If you’re unhappy with the final response from your GP practice you can take your complaint to the health service ombudsman. The ombudsman is independent of the NHS and free to use. It can help resolve your complaint, and tell the NHS how to put things right if it has got them wrong.
Who do you complain about a GP to?
You can either complain to the NHS service provider directly (such as a GP, dentist surgery or hospital) or to the commissioner of the services, which is the body that pays for the NHS services you use. You cannot apply to both.
How do I make a complaint about a doctor in Australia?
If you are concerned about a doctor’s behaviour, it is simple to contact AHPRA for help. You can call AHPRA on 1300 419 495, lodge a notification online or visit the AHPRA website for more information.
Where do I complain about medical negligence?
Dubai: Filing medical complaints in Dubai will depend on where you received the treatment. Dubai has two health authorities — Dubai Health Authority (DHA) and Dubai Healthcare City (DHCC). There is also the federal health authority, the Ministry of Health.
How long do you have to make a complaint against a hospital?
Complaints should normally be made within 12 months of the date of the event that you’re complaining about, or as soon as you found out about the problem. The time limit can sometimes be extended but only if it’s still possible to investigate the complaint.
What do you do if you are not happy with a doctor’s diagnosis?
You may want to ask another doctor in your surgery about your concern or even find a new surgery if you’re particularly unhappy with your diagnosis. If you’re not satisfied with a consultant, you will have to go back to your GP and ask to be referred to another doctor. It’s important that you don’t suffer in silence.
Who will advise you on complaints in care?
If you’re unhappy about the way your complaint was handled, you can contact an Ombudsman. If the complaint is about the NHS, you can go to the Parliamentary and Health Services Ombudsman. If the complaint is about adult social care, you can go to the Local Government Ombudsman.
What do you do when your GP won’t listen?
If your GP still isn’t listening, make an appointment with another doctor in your practice. It’s important to have good communication with your GP, so if this is a regular occurrence, consider changing your doctor or your practice.
What do you do if you are not happy with your doctor?
What to Do When You’re Not Happy With Your Doctor’s Diagnosis
- Why you might be unhappy. You might find yourself unhappy with your doctor for several reasons.
- Request a second opinion.
- Complain about your treatment.
- Take legal action.
Is there a medical ombudsman in Australia?
You can call 1300 419 495 or make a complaint via Ahpra’s website. If Ahpra does not provide a timely response or if you are unhappy with the response, you can make a complaint to us.