At the MSKHUB we have wealth of research experience on work rehabilitation in rheumatic and musculoskeletal conditions. We have conducted the Work in Inflammatory Arthritis (WORK-IA) Pilot Randomised Clinical Trial in 2014, resulting in following publications and conference presentations:
- Hammond A, O’Brien R, Woodbridge S, Bradshaw L, Prior Y, Radford K, Culley J, Whitham D, Pilikottil- Jacob, R. (2017) Job retention vocational rehabilitation for employed people with inflammatory arthritis (WORK-IA): a feasibility randomized controlled trial. BMC Musculoskeletal Conditions. https://doi.org/10.1186/s12891-017-1671-5 Available on https://bmcmusculoskeletdisord.biomedcentral.com/articles/10.1186/s12891-017-1671-5
- Prior Y, Amanna A, Bodell S, Hammond A (2016) A qualitative evaluation of occupational therapy-led work rehabilitation for people with inflammatory arthritis: Patients’ views. British Journal of Occupational Therapy, 1-10. DOI: 10.1177/0308022616672666
- Prior Y, Amanna A, Bodell S, Hammond A (2015) A qualitative evaluation of an occupational therapy-led work rehabilitation for people with inflammatory arthritis: perspectives of the therapists and their line managers. British Journal of Occupational Therapy. August 2015 vol. 78 no. 8 465-466 doi: 10.1177/0308022615599175
- O’Brien R, Woodbridge S, Hammond A, Culley J, Adkin J 2013 The Development and Evaluation of a Vocational Rehabilitation Training Programme for Rheumatology Occupational Therapists. Musculoskeletal Care.11.99 – 105 https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC3746111/
If you are a health professional interested in training in delivery of work rehabilitation interventions, please contact us to discuss your training needs.