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More help for workers with psychological injuries
Date: June 26, 2020
Type: Announcement

WorkSafeNB has updated its reports, aligning them with changes in diagnostic criteria and new empirically supported treatments.


Two must-have services to help your business during COVID-19!
Date: April 9, 2020
Type: Announcement

To help ensure invoicing and payment delivery during the COVID-19 pandemic, we recommend that providers up for MyServices and Direct Deposit.


COVID-19: A conversation with our Chief Medical Officer, Dr. Paul Atkinson
Date: March 31, 2020
Type: Announcement

We chatted with our very own Dr. Atkinson about the COVID-19 pandemic. He shares some important information on how to stay safe and calm during these unknown times.


WorkSafeNB seeks feedback from psychologists
Date: October 28, 2019
Type: Announcement

WorkSafeNB is making important changes to improve communication and collaboration with New Brunswick psychologists. We are committed to supporting psychologists by: 1) providing education about WorkSafeNB policies and procedures that relate to mental health services; 2) improving information sharing regarding evidence-based psychological care, and; 3) providing training and support opportunities.


2019 WorkSafeNB Occupational Medicine Research Grants: Call for proposals
Date: October 15, 2019
Type: Announcement

WorkSafeNB’s Chief Medical Office calls for proposals to further occupational medicine research in New Brunswick. Priority will be given to topics relevant to occupational medicine and health, such as medicinal cannabis and workplace wellness. Funding is available to support appropriate proposals to a maximum of $10,000.


New Medical Form 8-10
Date: August 13, 2019
Type: Announcement

WorkSafeNB knows patient care is important to you. After research and discussion with the New Brunswick and Canadian medical communities and other compensation boards across the country, it’s improving the medical reporting process.


Summer, substances and safety − A medical moment from WorkSafeNB’s chief medical officer
Date: July 6, 2019
Type: Announcement

As the weather warms, the evenings remain long, and we all find some time to relax and have fun, it can be difficult to remember that such idyllic scenes can be destroyed by tragedy, at home, on the road or at work.


Be careful when prescribing opioids: CMO
Date: February 11, 2019
Type: Announcement

WorkSafeNB’s chief medical officer says we, in New Brunswick, must change how we prescribe and manage opioids to better help our workers.


Calls for research proposals on opioid policy
Date: November 16, 2018
Type: Announcement

WorkSafeNB's CMO office calls for proposals to research the application of the principles outlined in our new opioid policy.


WorkSafeNB tightens opioid prescribing guidelines
Date: November 1, 2018
Type: News Release

WorkSafeNB has changed the way it manages opioid prescriptions for clients recovering from workplace injuries.


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