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October/November 2010 (vol. 07/3)

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Early Intervention

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Summary:

Pathways to Work has cost £760 million, but has achieved little to tackle the numbers on incapacity benefits. What next to reduce the societal burden of incapacity?

Britain is remarkably good at throwing money at schemes that try to get people off incapacity benefits and back into work. But without these schemes being researched properly first, they ultimately achieve little.

A damning …

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

Author: Ballard J

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Occupational Health at Work October/November 2010 (vol. 07/3) pp3

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