National Statistics

Data on written complaints in the NHS 2017-18 Quarter 4, Experimental

This quarterly collection (quarter 4) is a count of written complaints made by (or on behalf of) patients, received between 1 January 2018 and 31 March 2018.

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Data on written complaints in the NHS 2017-18 Quarter 4, Experimental

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This quarterly collection is a count of written complaints made by (or on behalf of) patients. Data are collected via the KO41a and are for complaints about NHS Hospital and Community Health Services (HCHS) in England. The data relates to the complaints arrangements introduced in April 2009. Data is published at national, regional and organisational levels for NHS Hospital and Community Health Service KO41a organisations

The results within this publication are experimental and so care should be taken when interpreting the results.

The NHS complaints procedure is the statutorily based mechanism for dealing with complaints about NHS care and treatment and all NHS organisations in England are required to operate the procedure.

Published 7 June 2018