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Fit for Work’ scheme for long-term illness to be scrapped

Written by Marianne Calnan, People Management – Low referral rate blamed for programme’s failure as government announces possible changes to statutory sick pay.

The government’s national ‘Fit for Work’ occupational health scheme is to be scrapped as part of a revised strategy to get more disabled people working. 886 more words

HR News

Be Kind, Unwind.

It’s been a slightly stressful time  here in chez Eades/Riley.

It’s officially six months since I have had to declare myself unfit for work. Half a year….it amazes me that it really doesn’t feel like it’s been that long. 1,190 more words


Of Birthdays and Chronic Illness - Part 2 - Practical Tips

In my last post, we talked about expectations, rights, and attitudes and how to enjoy a birthday (or celebration or holiday) when you’re sick. Today, I thought we’d explore some creative ideas on how to circumvent the limitations chronic illness brings when it comes to birthdays. 615 more words

Living With It

Close to Home – Amy Yarbrough and Encore Rehabilitation Gordo

Amy Yarbrough was suffering weakness from a long-term illness. Her doctor referred her to Encore Rehabilitation – Gordo for strengthening and balance. Amy says. “The staff is the best! 28 more words

Medical Mondays: Just About Managing

When, at the start of her term as Prime Minister, Theresa May talked about jam. Not strawberry or even hand crafted rhubarb and ginger, but Just About Managing. 232 more words

Courage Has Many Faces

I thought of my cousin when I first saw this quote.  For well over a year now, she’s been fighting mysterious health problems.  She has good days, but many days are like today.   84 more words

Life Lessons

Shop Amazon Smiles, Donate to Your Choice Cause

Amazon donates to International Lyme and Associated Diseases Educational Foundation when you shop at AmazonSmile. Please bookmark the link http://smile.amazon.com/ch/51-0604603  so all your eligible shopping will benefit ILADEF. 36 more words

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