Complaints Procedure

pad_and_penWe make every effort to give the best service possible to everyone who attends our practice.  For further information on our complaints process please click here.

You can complain by any of the following methods:

  • Email.  Fill out this form (click here) and email it to cdccg.a83037-eds@nhs.net putting FAO Complaints Officer in the subject.
  • Written Letter.  Please address your letter to the Complaints Officer.
  • Verbally.  Contact the surgery and ask to speak with the Assistant Practice Manager in the first instance.
  • Filling out one of our complaint forms found at our reception at the practice.

We aim to acknowledge a complaint and/or feedback within 3 working days prior to commencing any necessary investigations.


The Health Service Ombudsman

The Health Service Ombudsman has published a booklet that describes the ‘six principles for remedy’ in relation to complaints handling and involves:

  1. Getting it right
  2. Being customer focused
  3. Being open and accountable
  4. Acting fairly and proportionately
  5. Putting things right
  6. Seeking continuous improvements

If you remain unhappy after everything has been done to try to resolve your concern or complaint you have the can approach the Ombudsman.
Tel: 0345 015 4033, or write to: Millbank Tower, Millbank, London, SW1P 4QP.  Their website is: www.ombudsman.org.uk

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