As a practice, we always welcome feedback from our patients to enable us to review our practices and deliver the best possible service within our remit.
We like to celebrate our successes and welcome compliments where they are deserved. Compliments do help us through what can be a demanding vocation.
We would ask that if you have a Compliment, you submit it in writing, addressed to the Practice Manager, Kayley Delaney.
In order to deliver the best possible service, we welcome suggestions for improvements from our patients.
As a Practice, the Senior Management team will review these suggestions on a regular basis.
We would ask that you put any suggestions in writing, addressed to the Practice Manager, Kayley Delaney.
If your problem cannot be sorted out in this way and you wish to make a complaint, we would ask that you let us know as soon as possible, ideally in a matter of days, or at most, a few weeks to allow us to establish what happened more easily. Where this is not possible, we would ask that your complaint is received:
Complaints should ideally be made in writing, addressed to the Practice Manager, Kayley Delaney. Alternatively, you can request to discuss your complaint with the Practice Manager over the phone or by requesting an appointment.
It is important that you provide as much detail as possible in your complaint, with specific information, where possible.
If you are a registered patient, you can complain about your own care. You are unable to complain about someone else’s treatment without their written authority.
We believe that this will give us the best chance of resolving any issues you may have.
If you need help or advice regarding your complaint, you can contact one of the following organisations who will be able to help you:
Phone: 01926 422823
Alternatively, you can contact your local Citizens Advice Bureau who are working in partnership with Warwickshire Healthwatch
This is an independent complaints advice service.
Phone: 0300 456 2370
PALS (Patient Advice and Liaison Service)
PALS offers confidential advice, support and information on health-related matters and can provide point of contact for patients and their familys or carers.
What we do next
We shall acknowledge your complaint within 3 working days of receipt and will aim to investigate it as soon as possible.
We will contact you to agree an appropriate timescale for providing you with a full, written, response to your concerns.
We shall then be able to offer you an explanation or meeting with the people involved.
When we look at your complaint, we aim to:
The final response letter will include details of the result of your complaint and your right to escalate the matter further if you remain dissatisfied with the response.
Please note that the way we respond to complaints in this practice means that we are not able to deal with questions of legal liability or compensation.
Complaining on behalf of someone else
Please note that we keep strictly to the rules of medical confidentiality.
If you are complaining on behalf of someone else, we must know that you have their permission to do so before we can communicate with you.
Written consent, signed by the person concerned, will be required before we are able to discuss the matter further.
If your complaint concerns more than one organisation, we will need your consent to communicate with them so that we can work together to provide you with a co-ordinated response to your concerns.
If you are dissatisfied with the outcome
If you are not happy with the result of the investigation, you can ask the Health Service Ombudsman to review your complaint.
The contact details are:
Complaints helpline: 0345 015 4033
Fax: 0300 061 4000
The Parliamentary and Health Service Ombudsman
Tel: 01788 540860
Fax: 01788 866039
Monday to Friday
8.30am - 6.00pm
Do we hold the correct contact details for you? If not, please contact Reception.
For non-urgent medical or administrative enquiries; you can now use our online consultation facility:
Please note; this is a non-urgent consultation facility and can take up to 2 working days for you to receive a response. If your query is of a complex nature, you will require a more detailed consultation and therefore this service will not be appropriate for you. You should phone to book an appointment to discuss with the Doctor.
Outside of normal working hours, please contact the NHS out of hours service by phone on 111.
NHS 111 can help if you need urgent medical help or if you’re not sure what to do. They will ask you questions about your symptoms, so you get the most appropriate help. You can also get help from their website:
In the event of a medical emergency call 999