Complainant
Hearing member resources
Resources required by Council and Hearing Members.
Health pathway
The Council's Health Program supports doctors whose health is impaired, with the ultimate goal they return to full health. While they are recovering, conditions may be placed on their registration. These conditions may limit the type of work they do. Other conditions...
Conduct pathway
Some complaints about doctors will be referred to the Medical Council's conduct program. This program manages matters of unsatisfactory professional conduct, and may result in the imposition of conditions or suspension of a practitioner's registration. It may also lead...
Our newsletters
Newsletters published by the Medical Council.
Mandatory notifications
Health practitioners and their employers, as well as education providers, also have mandatory reporting (notifications) responsibilities under the National Law (NSW). Education providers, registered health practitioners and their employers must tell AHPRA if they have...

How to serve legal documents

A guide to serving legal documents on the Medical Council of NSW.

Our publications

The Medical Council publishes annual reports each year.
What you can complain about
You can make complaints to health professional councils about the clinical care and treatment, professional behaviour or health of a registered health practitioner in NSW.
Interpreter service
People who prefer a language other than English should contact the HPCA through the Telephone Interpreter Service (TIS) on 131 450. Interpreters can be arranged by the HPCA to discuss a complaint or TIS will organise for an interpreter in your language to be on the...

Before lodging a complaint with us

What do you need to know before lodging a complaint with us? This section contains key informaiton that you need to know before lodging a complaint. This includes a guide on filling in online complaints form, information about filling in complaints form on behalf of...

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