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Healthwatch England responds to the Clwyd Hart Report on the NHS hospital complaints systems

Posted on 28/10/13

Responding to the Clwyd Hart Report on the NHS hospital complaints systems, Anna Bradley, Chair of Healthwatch England, said:

"People simply don't know where to go if they have a problem. They just want their complaints dealt with quickly, efficiently and to see that it has made some practical difference for the future.

"However, today's report is another indication of how far there is still to go before people get the complaints system they deserve.

"As the consumer champion for health and social care we will be campaigning at both a national and local level to see these recommendations put into action. We will scrutinise the system to ensure they are implemented not just in hospitals but across the entire health and social care sector including care homes, dentists and GP surgeries."

 

Download an extended version of our initial response to the Clwyd Hart report

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