Comments, Compliments and Complaints | The Hospice of St. Francis

Comments, Compliments and Complaints

Your Feedback Matters

We want everyone to have the best possible experience of The Hospice of St Francis and are always interested to hear your views. You can comment on any aspect of our service from your experience of our care; to our shops, to our fundraising activities.

If you are parcularly pleased with an aspect of our care do tell us but equally do let us know if we haven’t got things quite right. You can speak to a member of our team at any time or pick one of the steps below. Your feedback is treated as confidential and can be anonymous if you wish but if you don’t include your contact details we won’t be able to discuss any concerns with you.

If you have an immediate concern about someone being cared for by us, please do speak to Fay Richardson, our Director of Care, on 01442 869550.

Sometimes speaking out about care is not easy and we can arrange for a specially trained independent health advocate to support you to share your feedback.

If English is not your preferred language please let us know and we will provide an interpreter to help. We aim to resolve all complaints within 20 working days. Once an assessment and full investigation of your concern has been made we will share our findings with you.

If you are not satisfied with the result of the investigation, the Hospice CEO will be pleased to meet you to discuss further. If you are still dissatisfied following this, you may speak to a member of the Board of Trustees or the Care Quality Commission -

1. You can make your comments using the form below (or paper version available at the Hospice)

2. You can email us at

3. You can call us on 01442 869550 (weekdays, 9am-5pm) and speak to Polly Traxler, Head of Integrated Governance, who is accountable for ensuring we look into complaints about our work.

You can also raise complaints directly with the following organisations:

Comments, Compliments and Complaints - Online Form

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Your feedback is treated as confidential. We may need to seek your consent to share what you tell us with our staff or managers at the Hospice because this will help us to act on what you have told us. We will only process your personal data for the purpose of your feedback. We will never sell or swap your details with anyone. Our Privacy Policy can be viewed at