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Comments, Suggestions & Feedback

We strive to provide our patients with a high standard service in all areas.  We are continually looking to improve the patient experience and welcome all feedback from our patients.  To tell us how we did, please click here

We hope that most problems can be sorted out easily and quickly, often at the time they arise and with the person concerned. If your problem cannot be sorted out in this way and you wish to make a complaint, we would like you to let us know as soon as possible – ideally, within a matter of days or at most a few weeks – this will enable us to establish what happened more easily.

Complaints should be addressed to Dr Clare Crabtree c/o Fitznells Manor Surgery, 2 Chessington Road, Ewell, Surrey KT17 1TF.

What we will do

We will acknowledge your complaint within two working days and aim to have looked into your complaint within ten working days of the date when you raised the complaint with us. We shall then be in a position to offer you an explanation, or a meeting with the person(s) involved. When we look into your complaint, we shall aim to:

  • Find out what happened and what went wrong
  • Make it possible for you to discuss the problem with those concerned, if you would like this
  • Make sure you receive an apology, where this is appropriate
  • Identify what we can do to make sure the problem does not happen again

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 have to know that you have his or her permission to do so. A note signed by the person concerned will be needed, unless they are incapable (because of illness) of providing this.

In addition you may want to contact the Independent Complaints Advocacy Service

ICAS
Clarendon House(1st Floor)
9-11 Church Street
Basingstoke
Hampshire RG21 7QG
Tel: 01256 463758

www.bh-impetus.org

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