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Nationwide Health & Disability Advocacy Service
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Your Rights! – Ōu Mōtika

In Aotearoa New Zealand, it’s important that everyone knows their rights when it comes to health and disability care. You can view the Health & Disability Commissioner’s Videos in Te Reo and English by clicking here…

The Nationwide Health and Disability Advocacy Service offers free, independent, and confidential advice and support to help you resolve issues with health and disability services.

Our advocates are here to let you know about your rights, answer your questions and talk through your options for making a complaint. We will support you through the whole process.

Call us on Freephone 0800 555 050
(8.30am to 5pm Monday to Friday)

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For the period 1 July 2022 to 30 June 2023, the service closed 2,980 complaints – 83% of those were closed within 3 months.  80% of all closed complaints were resolved or withdrawn by the consumer/complainant.  During that same period, we facilitated 1,314 education sessions and 3,351 network meetings and visits.

Remember, we are here to help.

Nationwide Health & Disability Advocacy Service
National Advocacy Trust
Nationwide Health & Disability Advocacy Service