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Compliments and Complaints

Patient feedback is important as it helps us to identify areas for improvement. If you have a compliment, complaint or suggestion and would like to notify us, please complete the online feedback form below or contact us by phone / mail.

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Complaint Resolution

The Public Service Act 2008 requires that we publish information in relation to complaints received by Cairns and Hinterland Hospital and Health Service.


Total Compliments Received:  1281
Total Complaints Received: 1060
Complaints acknowledged within 5 days: 87.5% (Target is 100%)
Complaints Resolved within 35 days: 84.8% (Target is 80%)





Australian Charter of Healthcare Rights

Office of the Health Ombudsman

Queensland Health - Compliments and Complaints

Queensland Health: Reporting Concerns Portal

Contact Us

Patient Liaison Service
Cairns and Hinterland Hospital and Health Service
PO Box 902
Cairns Qld 4870
Phone: +61 7 422 66864

Last Updated: 01 December 2016
Last Reviewed: 01 December 2016