Health Service Commissioner


noun

(in Britain) the official name for an ombudsman who investigates personal complaints of injustice or hardship resulting from the failure, absence, or maladministration of a service for which a Regional or District Health Authority or Family Practitioner Committee is responsible, after other attempts to obtain redress have failedSee also Commissioner for Local Administration, Parliamentary Commissioner

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