BASW England and BASW Cymru response to proposed reforms to Mental Health Act
The proposed reforms to the Mental Health Act aim to provide greater choice and autonomy for patients in a mental health crisis
BASW England submits evidence to Joint Committee on Human Rights
The Joint Committee on Human Rights is examining the impact of lockdown restrictions on human rights and whether those measures only interfere with human rights to the extent that is necessary and...
BASW backs campaign to retain £20 Universal Credit uplift
The Joseph Rowntree Foundation campaign is supported by more than 80 civil society organisations, including BASW, who are all calling on the Government to extend and retain this lifeline.
New restrictions and unpaid work
Unpaid work can continue under the new Scottish Stay at Home restrictions although distancing requirements may impact the way in which services are delivered.
SASW stands by teachers and schools
SASW urges the Scottish Government to confirm that school staff are to be in the same priority for vaccination as health and social care staff and to enable local authorities and Third Sector...
BASW England response to report that thousands of vulnerable children have been sent to unregulated care homes during the pandemic
There needs to be significant, long-term investment in children and young people across the country - with support services for vulnerable children and care leavers requiring urgent resources, both...
Covid-19 and Vaccination: A BASW position statement
Social workers are a high priority for vaccination