May 12, 2019
Pets as Therapy are a fantastic charity who have provided a
practical theraputic service to various people in assorted
contexts, here you can hear them work their magic on the TopMedTalk
What are the advantages of taking pets into the ward? Can
patients benefit from some therapy from our 'hairy friends'? Meet
the volunteers and practitioners who have a dogged determination to
cheer up our patients.
Presented by Desiree Chappell and
Monty Mythen with their guests; Hillary
Burbage, with Matlock, Pamela Pearl, with
Frankie, Suzy Emsden with Alfie the therapy dog
and Matthew Robinson, national project
co-ordinator for Pets as Therapy.