Doctors 'swiping right' for dates after days in PPE

Some clinicians admit throwing caution to the wind during lockdown by meeting lovers online to satisfy their need for human connection, writes psychiatrist Dr Helen Schultz

Melbourne-based consultant psychiatrist Dr Helen Schultz has discovered that doctors’ need for human connection trumps all in a pandemic. Here is her story:

Dr Helen Schultz.
Dr Helen Schultz.

In the deep dark depths of the second lockdown in Melbourne, Australia, 2020, doctors were struggling.

Years of study and training in the back blocks and beyond reinforced a mindset and dedication to