Towards a better workplace

Anna Kelsey-Sugg

Opening up lines of communication is essential in the return to work process.

Serious injuries affect us more than just physically. We can become short-tempered or unsure of ourselves, we might begin to lack a sense of purpose or feel depressed. It can be very difficult to redefine who we are as we pick ourselves up after an injury or illness. It's important to recognise the emotional distress that patients experience, even from seemingly minor injuries. Studies have shown that in the first few days of experien...

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Published 30 June, 2008 | Updated 31 March, 2015