The Health Care Complaints Commission (New South Wales) has released its annual report for 2015 – 2016.
A few interesting aspects include:
- A 16% increase in the number of complaints, to about 6000 for the year.
- Referral of 350 complaints for investigation, of which 6.6% related to one health organisation.
- 140 determinations to prosecute a health practitioner before a disciplinary body.