HC Deb 13 February 1996 vol 271 c561W
Ms Harman

To ask the Secretary of State for Health how many complaints have been made by patients in each of the last six years. [14767]

Mr. Horam

For the number of complaints received in each of the last five years I refer the hon. Member to the reply that I gave her on 30 January 1996,Official Report, column 723. For hospital and community health services, the number of complaints in 1989–90 was 36,181. For family health services, the figure for 1989 was 1,927.