Free Phone Consultation:
0118 987 2755
Beech Lane Dental Care Address:
35 Beech Lane, Earley, Reading RG6 5PT

Patient Complaints Procedure

It is our aim to always have satisfied patients, to meet your expectations of care and service and to
resolve any complaints as efficiently, effectively and politely as possible. We take complaints very
seriously, investigating them in a full and fair way and take great care to protect your confidentiality. We
learn from complaints to improve our care and service. We will never discriminate against patients who
have made a complaint and we will be happy to answer any questions you may have about this

If you are not entirely satisfied with any aspect of our care or service, please let us know as soon as
possible to allow us to address your concerns promptly. We accept complaints made verbally as well as
written complaints.

Prashant Patel is the Complaints Manager and will be your personal contact to assist you with any

You can send your complaints to 35 Beech Lane, Earley Reading RG6 5PT, call us on 0118 9872755 or
email the Complaints Manager on
If the Complaints Manager is unavailable, we will take brief details about the complaint and will arrange
for a meeting when it is suitable for you and the practice. We will keep comprehensive and confidential
records of your complaint, which will be stored securely and only be accessible by those who need to
know about your complaint. If the complaint investigation takes longer than anticipated, the Complaints
Manager will contact you at least every ten working day to keep you informed of the reason for any
delays, the progress of the investigation and the proposed date it will be completed.

When the investigation has been completed, you will be informed of its outcome in writing. We will
make our response clear, addressing each of your concerns as best as we can. You will also be invited to a
meeting to discuss the results and any practical solutions that we can offer to you.

We regularly analyse patient complaints to learn from them and to improve our services. That’s why we
always welcome your feedback, comments, suggestions and complaints. If you are dissatisfied with our
response to a complaint you can take the matter further, please see the contacts below.

If you are dissatisfied with our response to a complaint you can contact the GDC private dental
complaints service within 12 months of the treatment or within 12 months of becoming aware of the
issue. Please see the contact details below.

We aim to resolve verbal complaints within 24 hours where possible, but if you complain in writing the
Complaints Manager will will send an acknowledgement letter within 3 working days and will aim to
provide a full response in writing within 10 days.



GDC private dental complaints service can be contacted by calling 020 8253 0800 or visiting

In England = the Parliamentary Health Ombudsman (England): by calling 0345 015 4033 or visiting

The General Dental Council is responsible for regulating all dental professionals. You can complain using
their online form at contact them on or by calling 020 7167

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