Published: 03/11/2005 Volume 115 No. 5980 Page 12

Twice as many people demanded an independent review of their complaint last year because it was not resolved at local NHS level, according to a new report by the Healthcare Commission. The commission, which handles complaints that the NHS cannot resolve, received over 8,000 requests for review last year, compared with 3,700 the previous year.

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