The Health and Disability Commissioner is an independent agency set up to:
promote and protect the rights of consumers who use health and disability services;
help resolve problems between consumers and providers of health and disability services; and
improve the quality of health care and disability services.
The Code of Health and Disability Services Consumers’ Rights applies to all health and disability services in New Zealand.
For further information regarding speaking to an advocate, ring the above telephone number where someone will help you.
Fee & confidential service.