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Slow access to vocational rehab with cancer?

Dr Mary Wyatt

Workers with cancer may have delayed referral to occupational health services

Returning to work after a diagnosis of cancer can be difficult for employees. They may be anxious about their capabilities, what others think about them, and they may have had an extended period of time off work with treatment.In the United Kingdom, employers and doctors can access an occupational health advice line for recommendations and assistance on how to deal with employees who have had long-term sickness absence.The researchers sought to u...

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