Our complaints procedure is flexible depending on what you are looking for when you complain and how we can best resolve the issues raised.
Speak to a member of staff
Most issues and concerns can be sorted out straight away just by talking to the person looking after you or your loved one, such as a doctor, nurse or therapist.
If you are not happy doing this, or you have tried and are not satisfied with the response, then ask to speak to the person in charge of the ward, department or service.
You can also talk to our Patient Advice and Liaison Service (PALS) who can help raise your concern with the right people.
There is no need to worry that telling staff of your concerns will affect your care – they would rather know that you have a problem so they can put things right.
If you wish to make a formal complaint, you can call the Complaints office directly to discuss the best option for you or click here for our complaints leaflet.
Tel: 01908 996260.
Alternatively, you can make a formal complaint in writing.
Email: [email protected]
Post: The Chief Executive
Milton Keynes University Hospital
For help on what to write in your letter of complaint and to read more about your rights and what to expect when making a complaint, click here.
Anyone making a complaint about NHS treatment or care is entitled to the support of an advocate.
Am information leaflet on making a complaint is available here.
We would like to know how it was for you when you made a complaint to Milton Keynes University Hospital.
This questionnaire is for people who have recently made a complaint about Milton Keynes University Hospital. Help opting out (not doing the questionnaire) If you have any questions, would like to opt out, or if you would like to complete the questionnaire over the telephone or with the help of an interpreter, please call 01908 996260 or email [email protected].
Approaching the PHSO is the final stage for unresolved complaints. They would normally expect you to raise your complaint through the Trust’s complaints process in the first instance. This is so that we have the opportunity to look into your concerns and, where needed, put things right for you or a loved one. If you have reached the end of the complaints process, and remain unhappy with the organisation’s response and decision, you can approach the PHSO. If appropriate, they will investigate, to reach a final and fair decision.
If you would like to review complaints about NHS organisations that have been investigated by the PHSO, as well as any recommendations made please click here.