Complaints Procedure

Complaints

We will acknowledge your complaint within three working days of receipt. We aim to have investigated the matter and replied to you within 20 working days, although this will be determined by the complexity of the complaint and access to those involved. If we cannot meet these timescales we will
contact you to let you know why.

If you are complaining on behalf of someone else, please note that we adhere to strict rules of medical confidentiality and will not be able to act on this complaint without the patient’s permission on a signed and dated consent letter.

The Procedure

We aim to sort out most problems at the time that they arise. If your problem cannot be dealt with immediately and you wish to make a complaint, we would like you to let us know in writing as soon as possible. All complaints should be addressed to the Practice Manager here at the Practice, who will ensure that your complaint is dealt with promptly.

 

What We Will Do

We will acknowledge your complaint within two working days of receipt. We aim to have investigated the matter and replied to you within ten working days, although this will be determined by the complexity of the complaint and access to those involved.If we cannot meet these timescales we will contact you to let you know why.

When we look into your complaint we will aim to:

·       Investigate the problem with all members of staff concerned.
·       Notify you of the outcome of the investigation with a complete explanation.
·       Identify the problem with a view to improving the service we offer to our patients 

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