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Launceston physiotherapy assistant and 'elf' Mick Finney help boost morale for patients

Jessica Willard
By Jessica Willard
December 11 2020 - 4:00pm
JOY: Physiotherapy assistant Mick Finney gets into the Christmas spirit while working with John Dekkers, of Longford, and Alan McCarron, of Mowbray, as part of the Lung Boosters program. Picture: Paul Scambler

Mick Finney is a firm believer that laughter is the best medicine. For the past six years, the physiotherapy assistant has been dressing as an elf as a way of providing some Christmas cheer to participants of the Launceston Lung Boosters program.

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Jessica Willard

Jessica Willard

Senior Journalist and Health Reporter

Being a health reporter to me is about more than just reporting the problems. It's about asking why they are happening in the first place and what needs to change to fix it.

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