The scope and timeline of an independent investigation into alleged paedophile James Geoffrey Griffin remains unclear.
The state government announced it would commission an independent inquiry into the former Launceston General Hospital paediatric nurse last Thursday.
At the time, Premier Peter Gutwein and Health Minister Sarah Courtney said the government would take advice on the most appropriate form for the investigation to take.
- Health Minister Sarah Courtney apologises to alleged victims
- Surgeon accuses Tasmanian Health Service of being complicit in alleged crimes of paediatric nurse
- Class action lawsuit launched into Tasmanian Health Service
- James Geoffrey Griffin named as the LGH paedophile nurse charged in 2019
- Investigation, but no inquiry into child sex allegations
On Tuesday Ms Courtney said the government would be providing more detail on the matter in the coming days.
"The independent investigation will be empowered to examine a range of issues, including any complaints and processes followed in relation to this specific individual, as well as the broad mechanisms and procedures in place to ensure appropriate action is taken when allegations are made," she said.
Mr Griffin died less than a month after the charges against him were announced in October 2019, and before he stood trial.
National sexual assault support: 1800 RESPECT, Laurel House (03) 6334 2740 (Launceston), (03) 6431 9711 (Burnie and Devonport), Sexual Assault Support Service (SASS) on 1800 697 877.
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