Injured Nurses

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.

Read more

Lodging a compensation claim

Resources relating to the workers compensation claim process.

Read more

My employer's legislative obligations

A guide to help you understand what your employer is required to do in the process.

Read more

What are my legislative obligations as an injured nurse?

A guide to help you understand what your own obligations are in this process.

Read more

What are my entitlements as an injured nurse?

A guide to help you understand what you are entitled to under workers compensation.

Read more

Roles and responsibilities

A guide to help you understand who is required to do what in the RTW process.

Read more

Returning to your original position after an injury or illness

Information to assist you in getting back to work.

Read more

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.

Read more

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.

Read more