Dogs for docs unleashed to support doctor wellbeing

The announcement was made at a Crazy Socks 4 Docs panel discussion
Ambulance Victoria dog recruit Bruce. Photo: Tony Walker/Twitter

Doctors experiencing tough times at work could soon turn to a staff-room dog for support under a new program to combat mental illness. 

The Victorian Government says it will begin deploying ‘dogs for docs’ to public hospitals around the state as part of a strategy to improve staff wellbeing.