How to complain about a private hospital in Ireland

Some hospitals only provide services to private patients. Some or all of your costs as a patient may be covered by health insurance. The relationship between a patient and a private hospital is essentially a contract – the hospital agrees to provide services and you agree to pay for those services.

In this section you can find out how to make a complaint about a doctor in a private hospital, about a nurse in a private hospital and to complain about other aspects of the hospital service such as facilities or waiting times.


Page last updated: 15 September 2011