Health and Disability Commissioner


Promotes and protects the rights of consumers of health and disability support services. It facilitates resolution of complaints relating to infringement of these rights. The Commissioner administers the Code of Health and Disability Services Consumers' Rights (1996).

Governing legislation

Health and Disability Commissioner Act 1994

Administering body

The Health and Disability Commission is an independent government-funded agency established under the above Act.

Contact details

Contact details are on the HDC website


Complaints resolution and Case notes are on the Commissioner's website.

Indexed by

Decisions of the Health and Disability Commissioner (and the former Complaints Review Tribunal) are indexed by BriefCase.

Reported in

Library holdings of unreported decisions