April/May 2015 (vol. 11/6)

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A shortlist of policy objectives for the next government

Ahead of the election on 7 May, I’ve drawn up a list of six occupational health (OH) objectives we might realistically hope a new government could take forward.

1 Top of my list is help for the 700,0001 working-age adults with learning disabilities to enter and remain in employment. Two-thirds of people with a learning disability would like a job2, but in 2013/14 only 6.8% were in paid employment3. And, whereas 10,770 people with hearing or vision disabilities received…..

Author: Ballard J


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