Bacchus Marsh medical director ‘only onsite for 40 days in six years’: tribunal

The tribunal said the doctor warned of safety risks but failed to ensure her recommended fixes were actually rolled out
Bacchus Marsh Hospital: Photo: Newspix.

A medical college president who worked as the consultant director of medical services at Bacchus Marsh Hospital during the baby deaths scandal was only onsite for around 40 days over her six-year tenure, a tribunal has found. 

The doctor wrote various reports warning of poor care and governance, but failed to ensure any of her recommendations were put into practice, according to a judgment handed down this week.