Doctors 4 You is to always provide its patients with a best possible service. We are always interested to hear your opinion on how well you think we are doing. We welcome suggestions and constructive criticism as they help us to improve our service. Please present your views in writing at reception or use our suggestion box.
At times you might not be happy with the service you have received, and you may wish to make a formal complaint, the following complaint procedures will apply. Please also ask our receptionist the complaint procedure leaflet.
All complaints should be submitted in either by writing to the Clinic Office at Doctors 4 You 445 Lordship Lane London N22 5DJ, or contact through Tel:02032401028, or send via E-mail at: firstname.lastname@example.org
What happens after you complain?
- Acknowledgment, Investigation, and Full Response
When you’ve made your complaint, we will acknowledgment your letter/email within 3 working days. (As long as you’ve provided a valid contact details). Then we will investigate your complaint and respond to your complaint as soon as possible in either by writing or email within 20 working days of receipt. If we cannot provide you a full response within 20 working days, then we will inform you of any delays and then will keep you updated on the progress of your complaint.
- Internal Appeal
If you are not happy with our final response, you have a right to do internal appeal and our company director will review your concerns and acknowledge your concerns within 3 workings days and full response will follow within 20 working days of receipt.
- External/ Other organisations involved in Good Medical Practice.
If you are dissatisfied with the outcome of our company director and feel that we have not met any of the Health and Social Care Act 2008 regulations, you can escalate your concerns to any independent external review organisation that Doctors 4 You is a member of. Any serious allegations about doctor’s fitness to practice should be directed to the General Medical Council at www.gmc.org-uk. Some doctors who work solely in private practice are also members of the Independent Doctors Federation and will take complaints into account when conducting doctors’ appraisals. www.idf.uk.net. Also, any concerns can be reported to the CQC via https://www.cqc.org.uk/contact-us/how-complain/complain-about-service-or-provider
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. A note signed by the person concerned will be required.