The Social Workers Union presents SWU Ambassador Award to Emma Lewell-Buck
SWU honours Emma Lewell-Buck MP for her tireless advocacy for social work and the people who use its services.
A message from the BASW Cymru team
The team in BASW Cymru want to take this opportunity to wish you a safe and restful festive period, one we hope you are able to spend with family and loved ones. Many of you will be on duty at this...
Care Review: BASW England 'Call for Ideas' submission
BASW England has been strongly encouraging members to share their views - and we've also put together our own submission, which you can read here...
Findings of Significant Case Learning Review on "Child H" published
Read the recommendations of a Significant Case Learning Review on 'neglect and potential harm' of 4 year old child in South and East Ayrshire...
Star Hobson case: BASW speaks to media
We spoke to Sky News, Channel 4 News and BBC Look North about Star Hobson's murder and the pressures on frontline social workers...
This Week in Westminster - 15 December 2021
Kerri Prince, Public and Political Affairs Lead, provides the last Westminster update of 2021.
BASW responds to the murder of Star Hobson
BASW England wishes to express our heartfelt condolences to the family, friends and those affected by the horrific murder of Star Hobson.
Call out for memories of Downham, Lewisham…
The development of community mental health and support services including the Northover Centre in Downham, Lewisham, London: do you, family or friends have memories to share?
Human rights of Romani and Traveller communities under threat as Police Bill goes through House of Lords
Gypsy, Roma and Traveller communities across the UK will face further discrimination as a result of the measures and guidance in the Bill.
BASW statement on Covid-19 vaccination and Omicron variant
BASW is concerned to hear about the problems with online booking systems for vaccines and Covid-19
BJSW Editor’s Choice vlog: in conversation with Philip Mendes, Jacqueline Wilson and Frank Golding
BJSW co-editor Dr Reima Ana Maglajlic speaks to Philip Mendes, Jacqueline Wilson and Frank Golding about their research into the experiences of care leavers in Australia.
BASW Cymru continues to support the student bursary campaign
The MASW Bursary Campaign have written to the Ministers for Health & Social Service and Education calling for a create a greater parity of esteem between health and social care and to remove...
#WhyICare: Social workers on the importance of engaging with the Review of Children's Social Care in England
The Review has been called a "once in a generation" opportunity to shape the future of children's social care...
Health and Care Bill goes to House of Lords for scrutiny
BASW England wrote to Lords ahead of Tuesday’s Second Reading with a briefing about the key issues within the Bill.
Human Rights Day 2021: Civil society groups urge Government to secure Human Rights Act
This atmosphere of hostility towards human rights and legal accountability in the UK cannot continue.
Blog: Why are the media still using terms like “bed blocker”?
Nobody should accept derogatory language that seeks to locate the blame with the person currently in hospital - as if they are somehow responsible for another person having to wait.