Making complaints about your treatment
Complaints to the Health and Disability Commissioner
What can the Health and Disability Commissioner investigate?
The commissioner investigates complaints about doctors and medical staff and other providers of health and disability services. This includes the medical staff in the prison system. You can complain whether you paid for the treatment or not.
You can complain about any registered health professional, such as doctors, nurses and dentists.
How do I complain to the Health and Disability Commissioner?
For information about complaining to the Commissioner, and how a complaint will be dealt with, see the chapter “Health, Disability and Mental Health” in the Community Law Manual