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If you are a health practitioner, employer or education provider making a mandatory notification regarding the notifiable conduct of a registered medical practitioner or a medical student, please DO NOT fill out this form. Instead please contact the Australian Health Practitioner Regulation Agency (AHPRA) on 1300 419 495 or

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You may make an anonymous complaint, but if you do, the Medical Council's ability to deal with the complaint is likely to be limited.

Every reasonable effort will be made to safeguard your privacy and the confidentiality of your personal medical records and those of any person to whom your complaint relates.

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Please provide the contact details below for the person who received the medical services.

Complaint Details

During the assessment of the complaint specific details of the complaint are provided to the medical practitioner to seek a response from him/her.

It may be necessary for the Medical Council to access personal health records in handling this complaint.

Please note that if you are lodging this complaint on behalf of another person, it will be necessary for the Medical Council to ask that person whether the Council may have access to his or her personal health records.

The Medical Council must deal with all complaints promptly. It assesses all complaints in conjunction with the Health Care Complaints Commission. We may need further information to make enquiries and to properly assess your complaint. By submitting this form and including your name and contact details, you agree to receiving contact from the Medical Council and/or the Health Care Complaints Commission for this purpose.

The Health Care Complaints Commission is a statutory body established to investigate and prosecute the most serious complaints. The Medical Council and the Health Care Complaints Commission must consult with each other on the appropriate course of action for all complaints received.

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