Joint Parliamentary Committee released discussion paper on operation of Health Care Complaints Act

1 October 2009


Joint Parliamentary Committee on the Health Care Complaints Commission released discussion paper on the operation of the Health Care Complaints Act 1993

On 24 September 2009, the Joint Parliamentary Committee on the Health Care Complaints Commission released a discussion paper highlighting 29 issues in relation to the operation of the Health Care Complaints Act. The discussion paper summarises considered a broad range of submissions received by the Committee.

The aim of the discussion paper is to bring issues into the public discourse and to foster a public debate about the operation and effectiveness of the complaint handling system in NSW. The Committee invites responses from health care practitioners, consumers and the wider community.

The discussion paper is available at the Committee’s website.