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October/November 2008 (vol. 05/3)

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Back to work… sooner

Checking out the evidence

Summary:

As reported in the previous issue of OH at Work, an independent scientific review has found strong evidence to underpin vocational rehabilitation interventions. John Ballard looks in more depth at the findings.

JUST over a year ago, the government set up a Vocational Rehabilitation Task Group, designed to help people with ill health or injury to stay in, or return to, work (OH at Work 2007; 4(2): 5). Department for Work and Pensions minister, Lord Mackenzie of Luton, promised that it would identify what could be done to encourage more employers to...

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

Author: Ballard J

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Occupational Health at Work October/November 2008 (vol. 05/3) pp12-15

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