What type of doctors can complaints be made against?
The Medical Council can consider a complaint about any doctor practising in Ireland. This includes doctors working in all branches of medicine, including hospital and general practice.
Do I need to instruct a solicitor if I wish to make a complaint?
It is not necessary to instruct a Solicitor. However, the Medical Council will accept a complaint made on your behalf from a Solicitor.
Will the doctor be aware that I have made a complaint about him/her?
If a complaint is received a copy of it is sent to the doctor in question.