'Underprepared': aged care royal commission investigates coronavirus response

Sally Whyte
By Sally Whyte
Updated August 10 2020 - 10:03am, first published 7:57am

NSW Health resisted sending residents at Newmarch House to hospital in order to avoid setting a "precedent," the aged care royal commission has heard, among evidence showing the sector was vastly unprepared for the coronavirus pandemic.

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Sally Whyte

Sally Whyte

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