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Nurses Return to Work in Hospitals Project

Anna Kelsey-Sugg

Project Officer of the Nurses Return to Work in Hospitals Project, Julia Suban, talks about the particular barriers to return to work in nursing, and just how she hopes they can be overcome.

Being able to return to work reduces the stress that is caused by not having a job. Depression and stress are very high when you don’t have a job, and don’t see any prospect of getting one. - Injured nurse When in 2006 the Victorian Government allocated $10 million to conduct research into the return to work of injured and ill nurses, the Victorian branch of the Australian Nursing Federation (ANF) put forward a proposal: the Nurse...

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