Complaints policy | Invisalign Treatment Yorkshire | Trinity House Orthodontics

Patient complaints procedure

It is our aim to always have satisfied patients, to meet your expectations of care and service and to resolve any complaints as efficiently, effectively and politely as possible. We take complaints very seriously, we investigate them in a full and fair way and take great care to protect your confidentiality. We learn from complaints to improve our care and service. We will never discriminate against patients who have made a complaint.

If you are not entirely satisfied with any aspect of our care or service please let us know as soon as possible to allow us to address your concerns promptly.

Carol Firth is the Complaints Manager and will be your personal contact to assist you with any complaints. If your verbal complaint is not resolved to your satisfaction within 24 hours or if you complain in writing, the Complaints Manager will acknowledge it in writing within 3 working days and will aim to provide a full response in writing as soon as practical.

If the Complaints Manager is unavailable, we will take brief details about the complaint and will arrange for a meeting when the person is next available. We will keep comprehensive and confidential records of your complaint, which will be stored securely and only be accessible only by those who need to know about your complaint.

If the complaint investigation takes longer than anticipated the Complaints Manager will keep you informed of the reason for the delay, the progress of the investigation and the proposed date it will be completed.

When the investigation has been completed, you will be informed of its outcome in writing and invited to a meeting to discuss the results and any practical solutions that we can offer to you. These solutions could include replacing treatment, refunding fees paid, referring you for specialist treatments or other solutions that meet your needs and resolve the complaint.

We always welcome your feedback, comments, suggestions and complaints to improve our service. If you are dissatisfied with our response to any complaint you can take it further, please see the contacts below.

Contacts

Carol Firth (Practice Manager) - email at thortho@btconnect.com or call on 01924 369696, Trinity House Orthodontics, Borough Road, Wakefield WF1 3AZ

If you do not feel you can raise a complaint about your NHS service directly with us, you can address your complaint directly to NHS England at england.contactus@nhs.net with @For the attention of the complaints team’ in the subject line.

For private dental treatment you can contact the GDC private dental complaints service within 12 months of the treatment or within 12 months of becoming aware of the issue by calling 020 8253 0800 or visiting www.dentalcomplaints.org.uk

Wakefield

Borough Road
Wakefield
West Yorkshire
WF1 3AZ

01924 369 696
thortho@btconnect.com

Barnsley

46 Shambles Street
Barnsley
South Yorkshire
S70 2SH

01226 770010
thobarnsley@btconnect.com

Selby

New Lane
Shelby
North Yorkshire
YO8 4QB

01757 701718
tho.selby@yahoo.co.uk

Goole

Goole & District Hospital
Woodland Avenue
Goole
DN14 6RX

01757 701718
tho.selby@yahoo.co.uk