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
Australian Associated Press
St Basil’s Home for the Aged, Melbourne. Photo: AAP

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.

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