Injured nurses are entitled to be communicated to their rights and responsibilities in rehabilitation and return to work following a work related injury.
The following information is available for nurses in supporting their rehabilitation and return to work:
I have just been injured
General information and advice for injured and/or ill nurses.
Lodging a compensation claim
Resources relating to the workers compensation claim process.
My employer's legislative obligations
A guide to help you understand what your employer is required to do in the process.
What are my legislative obligations as an injured nurse?
A guide to help you understand what your own obligations are in this process.
What are my entitlements as an injured nurse?
A guide to help you understand what you are entitled to under workers compensation.
Roles and responsibilities
A guide to help you understand who is required to do what in the RTW process.
Returning to your original position after an injury or illness
Information to assist you in getting back to work.
What if I can’t return to my original position?
Information when you are unable to get back to your pre-injury position, but still have a work capacity.
Career planning for injured and/or ill nurses
Nurses are an essential part of the health care system and the importance of assisting them to remain in their chosen profession even after an injury cannot be underestimated. This will provide information about other nursing career options you may wish to explore.