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Karen Steadman

Senior Researcher

Karen Steadman is a Senior Researcher at The Work Foundation. She has over 10 years’ experience in the research and policy fields, having worked in public, not-for-profit and private sectors in the UK and Australia. Karen specialises in research relating to health and wellbeing of the working age population, particularly in terms of mental health, and in sickness absence and return to work support.

Little to Address the Bigger Picture of Mental Prevention and Social Inclusion

Other areas of concern include the end of ring-fenced public health budgets at local level and the removal of the local government grant with increased reliance instead on business rates. This is likely to impact on the ability of local authorities to provide both prevention and back to work support to residents.
04/12/2015 12:20 GMT