Deirdre Francis: RTW in the police force

A. Richey

Deirdre Francis discusses some of the challenges of RTW in the Victorian police force.

Deirdre Francis is the Manager of Injury Management and WorkCover in the Victorian Police. She oversees the 22 staff working in the area, and manages the functions of both Workers’ Compensation Claims and Injury Management, primarily concerned with return to work following injury. The main challenges centre around trying to return people to work in the police force, as “police don’t have opportunities to provide ‘non-o...

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Published 18 May, 2015 | Updated 19 May, 2015