The Committee reviews the Health Care Complaints Commission’s performance, examines its annual and other reports, and reports to Parliament on matters relating to its functions. The Committee can also report on changes needed to the HCCC’s functions, structures and procedures. In addition, the Committee monitors and reviews the Health Conciliation Registry’s exercise of its functions.
The Committee does not have the power to investigate particular conduct, or to reconsider the HCCC’s decisions, findings or recommendations about particular complaints or investigations.
The Committee's functions can be found in Part 4 of the Health Care Complaints Act 1993.
To watch a video explaining the role of the Committee, please click here: HCCC Committee Video