Research Updates

Healing or harming?

Gabrielle Lis

Workers across the world describe similar worries, frustrations and difficulties with the health professionals who treat work injury, in a review of the evidence by Australian researchers.

Some injured workers see just one health professional in the course of their workers’ compensation claim. Other see many, potentially including GPs, psychologists or psychiatrists, specialist physicians, surgeons, nurses, physiotherapists, occupational therapists and occupational rehabilitation providers. How do the interactions between injured workers and health professionals impact recovery from workplace illness or injury? Researchers ...

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