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Free Health Complaints Advocacy Service


POhWER provide the Independent Health Complaints Advocacy Service for the London Borough of Barking & Dagenham and to deliver NHS Complaints Advocacy to the local residents.

The service is free, confidential and independent to the NHS. The Independent Heath Complaints Advocacy Service can help individuals make a complaint about a National Health Service (NHS), which covers all NHS funded treatment, this includes

  • NHS hospitals,
  • GP’s,
  • Ambulance Services,
  • District Nurses,
  • Mental Health Services,
  • Dentists,
  • Pharmacists, 
  • Opticians.

Anyone can ask for advocacy support with an NHS complaint by contacting them and can be accessed in various languages. 

This is more information about their services and contact details



POhWER Information Leaflet


Healthwatch Barking and Dagenham
Lifeline House
25 Neville Road
Dagenham, Essex RM8 3QS