Six hospital deaths will be investigated by coroner after nurse whistleblower claims

A coroner has been asked to investigate after allegations a senior hospital staff member didn't report them as legally required.
Australian Associated Press
Launceston General Hospital.

Six deaths at a major hospital have been referred to the Coroner for investigation after allegations records were altered and legal reporting requirements not followed by staff.

The Tasmanian Department of Health launched a review after a Launceston General Hospital nurse accused a senior manager of falsifying death certificates and not reporting deaths to the Coroner.