Another 63 hospital deaths under review following cover-up claims against former clinical director

A review is already underway into claims Dr Peter Renshaw falsified patient death certificates to avoid the state Coroner.
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Dr Peter Renshaw. Photo: AAP.

Investigators will examine another 63 cases involving an alleged cover-up of deaths at Launceston General Hospital by its medical boss.

A review is already underway into claims the hospital’s former director of clinical services, Dr Peter Renshaw, falsified patient death certificates to ensure they were not referred to the state Coroner.