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Recover better at work campaign employers/workers

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Supporting your workers return to work - http://www.workcover.com/employer/what-to-do-when-a-worker-is-injured/supporting-your-worker-s-return-to-work    (South Australia, WorkCoverSA)

*** Helping injured worker return to work  [pdf 1 MB] http://www.workcover.com/documents.ashx=1812&filetype=pdf ;

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Is psychological distress in people living with cancer related to the fact of diagnosis, current treatment or level of disability? Findings from a large Australian study | Medical Journal of Australia

Is psychological distress in people living with cancer related to the fact of diagnosis, current treatment or level of disability? Findings from a large Australian study | Medical Journal of Australia | Patient Information | Scoop.it
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Cancer rehabilitation and prehabilitation may reduce disability and early retirement - Silver - 2014 - Cancer

Cancer rehabilitation and prehabilitation may reduce disability and early retirement - Silver - 2014 - Cancer | Patient Information | Scoop.it
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Unfortunately not 'open access' to this information

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Working with Cancer

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Working with Cancer is an organisation helping people with cancer back to work. Individuals can find information and support on returning to the workplace and
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Effectiveness of a Hospital-Based Work Support Intervention for Female Cancer Patients – A Multi-Centre Randomised Controlled Trial

Effectiveness of a Hospital-Based Work Support Intervention for Female Cancer Patients – A Multi-Centre Randomised Controlled Trial | Patient Information | Scoop.it
PLOS ONE: an inclusive, peer-reviewed, open-access resource from the PUBLIC LIBRARY OF SCIENCE. Reports of well-performed scientific studies from all disciplines freely available to the whole world.
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Study conclusions: The intervention was easily implemented into usual psycho-oncological care and showed high return-to-work rates. We failed to show any differences between groups on return-to-work outcomes and quality of life scores. Further research is needed to study which aspects of the intervention are useful and which elements need improvement.

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Cancer in the Workplace (Cancer Council WA, 2006)

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Consultation with managers and employees about 'return to work after cancer'.

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Return to Work and Cancer: The Australian Experience

Return to Work and Cancer: The Australian Experience | Patient Information | Scoop.it
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Unfortunately not an 'open access' article

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Can-we-talk-about-work. Encouraging health & social care professionals to talk with us about 'work & cancer'

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ePatients and Trends Changing Health Care | HealthWorks Collective

ePatients and Trends Changing Health Care | HealthWorks Collective | Patient Information | Scoop.it
The concept of the ePatient - someone who is equipped, enabled and empowered by digital technology and social networks to make better decisions about their health care (and that of their loved ones) - is no longer a novelty.
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what does it take to shift from 'engaged' to 'empowered', besides will-power, opportunity  ...  'enlightened' clinicians .....?

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