Complainant

How does a council manage my information?

The complaints process is confidential. Councils only share confidential information if they need to.

What happens after I make a complaint?

After we receive your complaint, it will be provided to the relevant health professional council, who will let you know in writing that they have received your complaint. The council will also inform the Health Care Complaints Commission.
Who receives my complaint?
The councils work with the Health Care Complaints Commission to assess your complaint and decide which agency should handle it.

How do I make a complaint?

You can make a complaint using our online complaints form (link to page) or by downloading and completing the following from which you can send to us via email or by post.

Who can I complain to?

There are different organisations involved in managing complaints about health practitioners or students. The Health Professional Councils Authority (HPCA) is the right place to make a complaint if you are concerned about a health practitioner in NSW behaving in a way...

Who can I complain about?

You can make a complaint about a registered health practitioner or registered student in NSW.

What should I know before making a complaint?

Information about who can make a complaint and the complainant's rights in the complaint process.

Lodging a complaint

You can make a complaint to us or to the Health Care Complaints Commission. You need to make your complaint in writing. You can make a complaint using our online complaints form or by downloading and completing complaints from which you can send to us by post or email...

How councils manage complaints

Health professional councils protect the public and manage risk to public health and safety. They help make sure that registered health practitioners in NSW practise safely and competently. You can make a complaint about the health, performance or conduct of a...

Before lodging a complaint with us

What do you need to know before lodging a complaint with us? This section contains key informaiton that you need to know before lodging a complaint. This includes a guide on filling in online complaints form, information about filling in complaints form on behalf of...

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