Doctor breaks down at aged care COVID-19 inquest

Geriatrician Dr Sandra Brown says visiting St Basil's the day after regular staff were replaced with inexperienced ones was the most distressing of her career

A leading geriatrician has broken down in tears at the inquest into COVID-19 deaths at a Victorian aged care home, describing her visit as the most distressing day of her career.

St Basil's Home for the Aged, Melbourne. Photo: AAP

The inquest is looking into 45 deaths among residents at St Basil's Home for the Aged in July last