Complaints

We hope that you find our services efficient, accessible and relevant to your needs. We welcome any suggestions you may have for improvements.  If you have a comment or a complaint regarding the practice you have a number of options:

  1. Write to the practice manager, Michelle Tarrant or
  2. Ask to speak to her in person or via the telephone on 01622 756888

We operate a practice complaints procedure as part of a NHS wide system for dealing with complaints.

If you were to be dissatisfied with this response, then you would have the right to refer your complaint to the Health Service Ombudsman. They would require a clear statement of what issues remained outstanding. Referral to the Health Service Ombudsman should be made direct to the address given below:

Millbank Tower, Millbank, London SW1P 4QP

Customer Helpline on 0345 015 4033

Website: http://www.ombudsman.org.uk/

 Or you may wish to contact

NHS Complaints Advocacy Service, SEAP Hastings, Upper Ground Floor, Aquilla House, Breeds Place, Hastings, East Sussex, TN34 3UY

Helpline: 0300 330 5454

Email: nhscomplaints@voiceability.org

Fax: 0330 088 3762

However, before considering taking this step, we hope you would let us know what aspect of the complaint has not been dealt with satisfactorily and provide an opportunity for us to consider whether there is anything further that could be done locally to resolve matters.