Articles by ‘Anna Kelsey-Sugg’
How do employers know who is the right staff member to delegate the role of RTW coordinator?
What approaches can you take in the all-too-common situation of needing to convince others that good RTW is worth the effort?
Workers' comp is a tough gig - tougher still when you're looking after a company covering almost all of Queensland. What helps? Read on to find out.
Good workplace culture fosters loyal employees who want to remain at their workplace.
Want some questions about depression at work answered? Check out our interview with Dr Fehmidah Munir, one of the UK researchers responsible for the Loughborough University's study into the role...
To help an employee return to work after a stress claim, our ten tips start with proactivity and care. Read on!
Dutch occupational physician Frederieke Schaafsma describes a new Netherlands system of return to work that has seen the number of employees on long-term sick leave dramatically reduced.
Take a look at the ten main points to emerge from RTW Matters' interview with Dr William Shaw from the US's Centre for Disability Research, Liberty Mutual.
What's the best way to deal with stress in the workplace? Prevent it from ever occurring! Our ten tips show you how.
What does "evidence based medicine" refer to exactly, and why should we care to know?
For men and women entrance to mid-life will affect them - at home and at work - in different ways. Occupational medicine can help.
In this interview with UK expert we learn that modern vocational rehabilitation is not about delivering an expensive service.
Seventy work-sites to manage, different styles of management, a tough work culture, misconceptions about what's involved. Annette Photios had her work cut out when she stepped into her role.
Employers can take action to beat the problem of stress before it even arises. This article looks at the benefits of stress prevention programs.
It's more important than ever to understand the factors that help and hinder cancer patients return to work.
The Cochrane Occupational Health Field gathers evidence on the effectiveness of occupational health interventions and publishes reviews. RTW Matters spoke with Coordinator Jos Verbeek.
A young, fit worker develops back pain, is advised to rest and cut back activities. Three months later his back pain has not improved. Is rest really the best medicine?
Ensuring those who don't need to be away from work get back as soon as possible is best for all.
What helped Mario return to work after a car accident left him with quadriplegia?
Mario was set to become a surgeon before an accident left him with quadriplegia. Management flexibility was key to a sustainable return to work.
Return to work advice specifically for cancer survivors.
Even if they want to it doesn't mean they can, even if they can it doesn't mean they will.
The second half of Dr Dhir's doctor-patient communication insights.
In Part Two of this series, RTW Matters interviews Deanne to discover why she feels angry and let down.
In this and subsequent articles on Deanne's case, we learn about her WorkCover journey and hear why both she and her employer is so distressed by the process.
Why is it then that cancer survivors have less access to help with rehabilitation post-treatment?
Cancer patients need thorough reviews post treatment so they can return to suitable working environments.
Interview with Cancer Voices Australia executive director and cancer survivor John Stubbs.
The importance of recognition and education in RTW after a mild traumatic brain injury and groups for whom the process is more difficult.
This article explores some of the risks involved with sleepiness in the workplace.
Sometimes employees need return to work assistance even while they're still physically in the workplace.