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An ex-private investigator asks: Is the surveillance of claimants a good idea? Reflecting on her experience Will digitising medical care make things more efficient, or destroy helpful human bonds? Ok, opioids are a problem.
But how do we get people off problem medication? Published on Nov 15, Like a rock rolling down a hill, once a person starts taking a prescription medication it can be hard to halt their progress - even if that medication is harmful or unhelpful.
Medical researchers Michael A.
Steinman, MD and C. Seth Landefield MD describe it is a form of med Emotional pain behind opioid misuse Published on Nov 09, "Australians are increasingly using prescription or over-the-counter painkillers to ease emotional, rather than physical, pain," writes criminologist Kev Dertadian on The Conversation.
Paralympians talk workplace injury in NSW - free to businesses Published on Oct 30, Businesses in NSW wanting to raise awareness amongst workers of the potentially life-altering impact of workplace injury need to know about icare's Paralympian speakers program. Published on Oct 30, The Wall Street Journal recently published a subscriber-only article about Netflix, which is famous for it's keeper test.
The test mandates that the company "keep only our highly effective people". Plan to reduce medical overdiagnosis that can cause harm to patients Published on Oct 23, A national plan to reduce medical overdiagnosis, and reduce the harm it can cause patients is underway by the Wiser Health research collaboration.
A kindergarten worker suffering from psychological injury, is in a mental health facility two years after being re National investigation into mental health at work Published on Oct 09, Mental health at work will be a key focus of a Productivity Commission investigation, the Federal Government has announced.
Tas leads the way on PTSD compensation for emergency workers Published on Oct 04, Tasmania is set to become the first jurisdiction in Australia to amend workers' compensation legislation to include a presumptive provision for post-traumatic stress disorder PTSD for public sector workers.
Digital treatment effective for insomnia Published on Oct 04, Those of you looking for solutions after our coverage of the ill-effects of poor sleep on work and RTW, take hope. Digital treatment of insomnia is cost-effective, flexible, scalable and - best of all - effective, according to a new study with participants.
Accommodating unpaid carers at work Published on Sep 25, There's a "hidden workforce" of carers in Australia: Many unpaid carers are also workers; and many i Welcome reform of mental health claims for Victorian emergency workers Published on Sep 17, Victorian police, firefighters and paramedics who develop work-related mental health problems are set to receive much-needed and long overdue support courtesy of reforms to the ways in which mental health claims are handled.
There are competing plans from Labor and Liberals Is "harsh" workers comp scheme behind six deaths? Why is sedentary work tiring? Published on Sep 10, UK researchers tracked 12 nurses over two hour shifts, and found that there was no correlation between physical activity and feelings of fatigue.
Nor was there a correlation between job demands and fatigue. Benefits of activity trackers at work Published on Sep 10, According to Ron Goldstein in Forbes magazine, fitness trackers in the workplace provide numerous benefits including: If workers actually becom Injured workers, business dirty over coal mining compensation changes Published on Aug 28, The NSW government is being attacked from both sides of the workers' compensation spectrum, with representatives of the Business Chamber of NSW and injured workers crying foul over changes meant to close compensation loopholes for workers injured on mine-sites but employe Evidence-based strategies for better workplace mental health Published on Aug 28, Follow the link for a fantastic resource from the Mentally Healthy Workplace Alliance, laying out six key areas and evidence-based strategies to help Australian employers maximise the mental health and wellbeing of workers.
With staff and students at risk, how can universities promote better health? Published on Aug 28, Regardless of where you work, there's food for thought in the health and wellbeing approach advocated by Brad White and Matthew Winslade in this article on The Conversation, which describes new approaches to better living and working on campus.
Always-on email culture linked to anxiety Published on Aug 17, Workers and family members experience more anxiety and negative feelings when employers expect emails to be monitored during non-work hours, according to a new study from Virginia Tech. Craig's Table preview Published on Aug 14, We're fans of Rosemary McKenzie-Ferguson from way back, and we've got an article interviewing her about Craig's Table lined up for our next newsletter, but to whet your appetite here's a taster from the ABC on her fantastic new NSW-based initiative for injured When depression follows another chronic illness Published on Aug 14, The emotional pain of living with a chronic health condition can seriously impact quality of life, even if the health condition is a physical one.
Some people find that they develop another chronic condition - depression - in the wake of the first. Smart talking managers see less work absence Published on Aug 09, A Scottish branch of the Uk's National Health Service NHS employing 24, people saw a drop in the frequency and duration of sickness absence after establishing an in-house mediation service.
Sixty-five managers, selected via a rigorous recruitment program, were traine Putting the ice on ice at work Published on Jul 31, Around 1. Management personnel at Pinnacle Drinks, based in the Barossa Valley, Depressed workers who talk up are more productive Published on Jul 31, Workers who feel free to communicate up the management chain about their depression take less time off and are more productive when they're at work, according to research from the London School Of Economics.A study identified the following nursing negligence issues as the bases of settlements or verdicts in favor of plaintiffs: failure to communicate adequate information to the physician; inadequate patient assessment, nursing interventions, or nursing care; medication errors; inadequate infection control; and unsafe or improper use of equipment.
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Published on Apr 18, A youth justice case manager who suffered a breakdown and failed to return to work after more than a year of conflict with her immediate manager has been awarded $, for lost earnings and pain and suffering after the Supreme Court of Victoria ruled that she had unnecessa.
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