February/March 2016 (vol. 12/5)

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Properly joined up?


The Chancellor’s autumn statement included funding for a ‘joint Work and Health Unit’. The language is encouraging….  

The government has set up a Work and Health Unit (WHU) to integrate the healthcare and employment-support needs of people with disabilities and long-term health conditions1 (this issue pp.4–5). It has provided scant details, other than to say the WHU has been established jointly by the Department of Health and Department for Work and Pensions and that it will be funded to the tune of…

John Ballard is editor of Occupational Health [at Work].

Author: Ballard J


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