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Health complaints organisations
Here are a list of health complaints organisations, by state:
|Australian Capital Territory||ACT Human Rights Commission (Health Services Commissioner)
02 6205 2222
|New South Wales||Health Care Complaints Commission
1800 043 159
|Northern Territory||Health and Community Services Complaints Commission
1800 004 474
|Queensland||Office of the Health Ombudsman
|South Australia||Health and Community Services Complaints Commissioner
08 8226 8666 or 1800 232 007
|Tasmania||Health Complaints Commissioner Tasmania
1800 001 17
|Victoria||Health Complaints Commissioner
1300 582 113
|Western Australia||Health and Disability Services Complaints Office
08 6551 7600 or 1800 813 583
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Toni Ashmore, Cancer and Ambulatory Services, Canberra Health Services, ACT; Baker McKenzie, Pro Bono Legal Adviser, NSW; Marion Bamblett, Acting Nurse Unit Manager, Cancer Centre, South Metropolitan Health Service, Fiona Stanley Hospital, WA; David Briggs, Consumer; Naomi Catchpole, Social Worker, Metro South Health, Princess Alexandra Hospital, QLD; Tarishi Desai, Legal Research Officer, McCabe Centre for Law and Cancer, VIC; Kathryn Dwan, Manager, Policy and Research, Health Care Consumers Association, ACT; Hayley Jones, Manager, Treatment and Supportive Care, McCabe Centre for Law and Cancer, VIC; Victoria Lear, Cancer Care Coordinator, Royal Brisbane and Women’s Hospital, QLD; Deb Roffe, 13 11 20 Consultant, Cancer Council SA; Michelle Smerdon, National Pro Bono Manager, Cancer Council NSW.
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