Research Updates

Left behind in the RTW journey - Part 1

Dr Mary Wyatt

A look at barriers to return to work for those out of work for two years. Return to work after being off work for long periods is challenging and uncommon, understanding the barriers is vital.

Take Home Messages: Efforts to identify and remove common problems that disempower workers and reduce their participation need to be identified and addressed.  Strategies that foster worker engagement are important to improve return to work outcomes. Whilst there has been a traditional focus on medical restrictions and capacity, identifying communication, bureaucratic and system barriers is likely to be more effect...

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