Doctors tell of 'struggles' in worst-hit aged care facilities

Emergency field doctor Professor John Moloney says residents are being taken to hospital in a very frail state

Doctors have described the challenging conditions inside Melbourne’s worst-affected aged care facilities.

Dr John Moloney
Professor John Moloney. Photo: Fairfax

They have shared how some patients were left dead in their beds for six hours at one home.

In addition, many coronavirus-positive residents were also suffering from dehydration, malnutrition and pneumonia,