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In the first instance please contact the service experience team at Gloucestershire Care Services:

Service Experience Team
Gloucestershire Care Services NHS Trust
Edward Jenner Court
1010 Pioneer Avenue
Gloucester Business Park

Telephone: 0300 421 8313

Our information leaflet on leaving feedback or making a complaint is copied below, as well as our feedback form:

pdfHow to leave feedback or make a complaint

pdfYour Experience Counts feedback form

Help with your complaint

If you feel you need help or support with your complaint you can contact POhWER, a national advocacy service which will provide free, independent and confidential support.

You can call them on 0300 003 1162 (charged at local rate) or email  or visit the website:

Alternatively you can write to them at POhWER, PO Box 14043, Birmingham  B6 9BL       


Further steps you can take

You can ask the Parliamentary and Health Service Ombudsman (PHSO) for help with your complaint or to investigate further. The PHSO looks at complaints and, if it feels it is appropriate, will conduct an independent investigation.

You can contact the PHSO on 0345 015 4033 weekdays between 8.30am and 5.30pm.

More information is available online at