Is Dr Nick Coatsworth right to remove his mask to give patients bad news?

The former deputy CMO has copped flak after admitting he removes his mask when delivering a devastating diagnosis to patients

Former deputy chief medical officer Dr Nick Coatsworth has opened a can of worms after publicly admitting he removes his mask when giving patients bad news.

Dr Nick Coatsworth.

The Canberran infectious diseases expert and COVID-19 specialist made the admission while discussing why he doesn’t believe children should wear masks in schools during an appearance on 60 Minutes on