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Cartilage tears
Dr Mary Wyatt | Knee cartilage tears explained... read more >>
Mining the resources that prevent chronic LBP
Gabrielle Lis | Good mental health, social support at work and home, and job satisfaction protect against persistent low back pain.... read more >>
What's behind presenteeism?
Gabrielle Lis | Research identifies four productivity-sappers that can lead to presenteeism: job characteristics, physical health, mental health and lack of support from the workplace. Can you pick the most influential?... read more >>
Lifting expectations brings results
Julian Fernando | Advice for health professionals about the best attitudes for patients to adopt on the road to recovery.... read more >>

Industry News

NSW employers vent about workers comp problems
Published on July 15, 2019 | Delays and confusion continue to plague the NSW workers' comp system three years after the formation of icare, as regional employers complain of "lack of information, lack of investigation and lack of clarity about how premiums are set," according to Janet Dore, the Independent Reviewer commissioned by the State Insurance Regulatory Association (SIRA) to investigate compliance and performance.... read more >>
Clinical Framework in action: 32 years of passive treatment is enough
Published on July 15, 2019 | The Clinical Framework for the Delivery of Health Services was published by  the Victorian Transport Accident Commission and Worksafe Victoria in 2012, and subsequently endorsed by Comcare. (We've covered it here and here.... read more >>
Workplace injury inspires new life cycle
Published on July 15, 2019 | An Australian man who had seven operations to his hips and back after falling out of a boom lift at work five years ago is now competing in international cycling races.  Before his injury Daniel Pomering wasn't a cyclist, but decided to follow in his wife's footsteps (or should we say pedals?) while he recovered.... read more >>
What Australian workplaces can learn from the AFL about mental health
Published on July 15, 2019 | Earlier this month Collingwood Magpies star Dayne Beams announced he was taking an indefinite break from AFL to deal with his mental health. In the past he's spoken openly about his struggles after the death of his father, as well his distress as a target of online trolling.... read more >>
icare performance criticised by former actuary
Published on June 27, 2019 | Peter McCarthy, a former principal actuarial adviser to the State Insurance Regulatory Authority (SIRA), has analysed insight articles released by icare. and concluded that claims performance has deteriorated while private hospital costs have jumped.... read more >>