GP Complaints

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Are you unhappy about the treatment you have received from your GP?

GP’s around the country see thousands of patients every day. The vast majority are dealt with well. Occasionally though GP’s don’t do what they should which leads to an increase in GP complaints.

If you are unhappy with the treatment you have received from your GP, please contact one of our advisers to discuss this further.

It is important you seek advice as soon as possible as legal action must be taken within three years (in rear cases you can exceed this) of the date you first knew, or could reasonably have been expected to know, that you have suffered an injury caused by someone else’s fault. If the case involved a child, the three years begins to run from their 18th birthday. Whilst the Court has discretion to allow cases to go ahead out of time, this is rarely exercised. You should always seek legal advice as soon as possible there, particularly as there is a vast amount of work to be done before bringing a claim for medical negligence

Use our experience

Here are some examples of poor treatment which you may have received from your GP and which we have experience of bringing GP complaints on behalf of clients:-

  • Failure to refer for treatment
  • Failure to diagnose
  • Incorrect or inappropriate treatment
  • Failure to treat

We can help

Our specialist team of advisors would be more than happy to talk to you about your GP complaints and advise whether we should meet for a free consultation so we can properly advise you on your options. Please call us on 01522 561020; or call into one of our offices in Boston, Lincoln, Sleaford, Grantham, Spalding and Newark.

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