Did you know that the Health Care Complaints Commission, HCCC, is an independent body that will investigate and prosecute complaints about health care services. If you have had a bad experience with your local GP, non hospital health service or Hospital and don’t feel anyone locally is listening to your complaint the HCCC may be able to help.
The Health Care Complaints Commission is an independent body that deals with complaints about individual GP’s, such as doctors, optometrists and acupuncturists, and health service organisations, including hospitals in NSW. You can go to their website or ring them on the contact numbers and addresses listed below. On their website you will find information to help you and explain the complaint process information includes:
Telephone (02) 9219 7444
Toll Free in NSW 1800 043 159
TTY service for the hearing impaired (02) 9219 7555
(or contact the National Relay Service on 133 677)
Fax (02) 9281 4585
Office address Level 13, 323 Castlereagh Street (corner of Hay St)
SYDNEY NSW 2000
The office is located close to Central Station and is accessible by wheelchair.