Return to work after injury - UK Burden of Injury Study

East MidlandsInjuries and Accidents
Published Date: 1 Jun 2012

Return to work after injury - UK Burden of Injury Study

Who?

Working age adults who have had an injury

Findings

• Many people have a delayed return to work after an injury

• Problems with dealing with the physical demands of the job and time management are common when people return to work

• People who only partially return to work are more likely to experience problems than those who have fully returned to work

• GPs have a key role in working with patients, employers and other health care professionals to facilitate a successful return to work

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