Watch: Professor Michael Kidd on how easing COVID-19 restrictions affects elderly patients

Patients want to know if they can hug their grandchildren again
Staff writer

Elderly patients will have to make informed decisions on seeing their grandchildren or hugging relatives as COVID-19 restrictions are eased, GPs have been told.

Deputy Chief Medical Officer Professor Michael Kidd says as restrictions are loosened across Australia, many elderly patients who have minimised contact with relatives want to know if it’s okay to see them again.