Wellbeing – The joy of socks


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In Australia, a staggering 25% of doctors have had thoughts of suicide in the past 12 months, a recent survey said. Mental health problems are higher in medicine than any other job – and yet healthcare professionals are still stigmatised for seeking help. Partly in response to his own struggles, Geoff Toogood, a cardiologist in Melbourne, started an ingenious campaign called CrazySocks4Docs to highlight the issue.


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