Comments & Complaints
We make every effort to give the best service possible to everyone who attends our practice.
However, we are aware that things can go wrong resulting in a patient feeling that they have a genuine cause for complaint. If this is so, we would wish for the matter to be settled as quickly, and as amicably, as possible.
To pursue a complaint please contact the practice manager and she will deal with your concerns appropriately. Further written information is available on the complaints procedure from reception.
We are continually striving to improve our service. Any helpful suggestions would be much appreciated and a suggestion box is located in the waiting area.
Please tell us about your care today - good or bad. Your comments are really importantand will help us to improve the service for you and others. www.iwantgreatcare.org
UK Ombudsman Services
The Health Service Ombudsman in England
The Parliamentary and Health Service Ombudsman website contains detailed information on raising a complaint about any aspect of the NHS in England. There is also a leaflet explaining the procedure of bringing a complaint to the ombudsman.
The Northern Ireland Ombudsman
The website of the Northern Ireland Ombudsman explains the process of complaining about the NHS in NI.
The Scottish Public Services Ombudsman
The procedure for making a complaint against the NHS in Scotland is described in the leaflet Making a Complaint about the NHS.
The ombudsman has published a booklet that describes the process behind bringing your complaint to the ombudsman
If you remain unhappy after everything has been done to try to resolve your concern or complaint you have the right to approach the Ombudsman and there are instructions for doing this on the SPSO website.
The Public Services Ombudsman for Wales
The Ombudsman can look into complaints about local government, National Health Service organisations - including GPs
See the Ombudsman website for details