Resources

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General Resources

ResourceWeb Link
Long Covid Work Group Outputs
Society of Occupational Medicine – Guide for Managers (Clare and Lesley)https://www.som.org.uk/covid-19-return-work-guide-managers 
Society of Occupational Medicine – Guide for Employees (Clare and Lesley)https://www.som.org.uk/covid-19-return-work-guide-recovering-workers 
Return to Work Podcast with Dr Jenny Ceolta Smith, Jasmine Yule and Darren Brown from Long Covid Physiohttps://youtu.be/T4ZWh_caa1U 
Should HR be worried about Long Covid? People Management – Lesley McNivenhttps://www.peoplemanagement.co.uk/long-reads/articles/should-hr-worried-long-covid#gref 
Understanding the Impact of Long Covid CIPD Webinar https://www.cipd.co.uk/knowledge/coronavirus/webinars/long-covid#gref
OT role in return to work slideshare presentation – Kirsty Stanleyhttps://www.slideshare.net/KirstyStanley1/occupational-therapy-work-hr-and-long-covid 
Long Covid and Work Podcasts with Professor Cathy Bulley at Queen Margaret University – Jenny Ceolta-Smith and Kirsty StanleyComing Soon
Thousands Losing Jobs – Independent Articlehttps://www.independent.co.uk/news/health/long-covid-symptoms-treatment-job-b1947923.html?fbclid=IwAR3UUXcngEebqkVABx9IPUakasHpXq1Of9yVkKU1IxbiJTJWKHyj-ZwdZso 
Society of Occupational Medicine Webinar – Lesley Macniven and Clare Raynerhttps://www.youtube.com/watch?v=MqjOjXZFngo
AHP Leader Webinar on Vocational Rehabilitation and Return to Work Planning – Cathy Thomsonhttps://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YlBMLIvf4Tc
Recommendations for the recognition, diagnosis and management of Long Covid: a Delphi study – Clare Rayner and othershttps://bjgp.org/content/71/712/e815
Workers’ Experiences of Long Covid – TUC Report (supported by our group)https://www.tuc.org.uk/research-analysis/reports/workers-experiences-long-covid
Other Long Covid Support
Long Covid Supporthttp://longcovid.org 
Long Covid Physio https://longcovid.physio/return-to-work 
Long Covid Occupational Therapyhttp://longcovidoccupationaltherapy.co.uk
Long Covid SOS https://www.longcovidsos.org/employment 
Other Employment Support
Access to Workhttps://www.gov.uk/access-to-work
Advisory, Conciliation and Arbitration Service (ACAS)https://www.acas.org.uk/
Trade UnionsVarious – Find and Join a Union Here – https://www.tuc.org.uk/joinunion
Vocational Rehabilitation Association (VRA)https://vrassociationuk.com/
Video Series on Returning to Work with Long Covid – University Hospitals of Derby and Burton Universityhttps://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLfPD5ilcfEbit6R2OgezYD9YeNvnniSyb
Independent Occupational Therapyhttps://rcotss-ip.org.uk/find
Fit Notehttps://www.gov.uk/government/collections/fit-note
AHP Health and Work Reporthttps://www.rcot.co.uk/practice-resources/standards-and-ethics/ahp-health-and-work-report
NHS Employers Guidance on Long Covidhttps://www.nhsemployers.org/articles/supporting-recovery-after-long-covid
Chronic Illness Inclusion
“I already have a job”
https://chronicillnessinclusion.org.uk/2021/05/05/i-already-have-a-job-getting-through-the-day/
Benefits
Statutory Sick Payhttps://www.gov.uk/statutory-sick-pay
Universal Credithttps://www.gov.uk/universal-credit
Employment Support Allowancehttps://www.gov.uk/employment-support-allowance
Personal Independence Paymenthttps://www.gov.uk/pip
Benefits and Work Guidehttps://www.benefitsandwork.co.uk/
FIGHTBACK4JUSTICEhttps://www.fightback4justice.co.uk/
Last Updated06/12/2021

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