National co-production week
As part of national Co-production week check out the latest resources from BASW and our partners the Social Care Institute for Excellence (SCIE).
Help us tackle homelessness
Share your views and expertise and play you part in eradicating homelessness across Scotland.
Caldicott Principles: a consultation about revising, expanding and upholding the principles
BASW England asks members for feedback on proposed changes to good practice principles which are applied to the use of confidential information
BASW Cymru is piloting the Social Workers Working Conditions and Wellbeing Toolkit in the Swansea Council Child and Family Services
BASW Cymru is really pleased to announce that we will be piloting the Social Workers Working Conditions and Wellbeing Toolkit in the Swansea Council Child and Family Services.
BASW vlog update: BASW 50
The first vlog in July with BASW CEO Ruth Allen discussing BASW’s 50th birthday celebrations and IFSW's upcoming International Conference...
Refugee rights must be protected
BASW supports cross-party amendments to maintain the full rights of individuals under Dublin III regulation.
PM must prioritise children as much as health and economy
Plea from over 150 organisations including Social Workers Union
Social Graces: A practical tool to address inequality
On January 1st 2020, if you had asked the average social worker whether they operated in a fair and just society, the resounding answer would have been ‘no’.
Social Graces: A Practical Tool to Shine practical tool to address inequality
The social graces tool is by no means the magic answer to redressing inequality. An effort of that magnitude will take decades to achieve. But it is a dynamic tool which can be used in any setting
Cardiff University student amongst winners of recent Social Worker Union competition!
The Social Workers Union (SWU) has announced the winners of their World Social Work Day Essay Assignment Competition.
BASW blog: Social work with Gypsy, Roma and Traveller communities
In June every year we celebrate Gypsy, Roma and Traveller Month and I was recently thinking about my second-year placement during my social work training where I was placed with the Educational...
Social Workers Union (SWU) is delighted to announce the winners of their recent World Social Work Day Essay Assignment Competition.
#StarsInMemory – Connected by Care – United by Loss
BASW England backs campaign for those who have experienced loss and bereavement to connect, as ONS data reveals 21 social workers have sadly died due to Covid-19 between 9 March and 25 May 2020 in...
GRAVE CONCERN ABOUT HONG KONG COURT JUDGMENT
DEMAND FOR PROTECTION OF SOCIAL WORKERS WHEN PERFORMING HUMANITARIAN DUTIES
BASW writes to the Royal family to call for the KCMG medal which has clearly distressing racist imagery on it to be changed
We are asking for the award to be changed and for new icons, that better represent the true spirit of equality and justice, to be embraced.
Social Workers Express Deep Concern at the Resignation of RQIA Board
BASW NI is deeply concerned at the resignation of the RQIA Board & welcomes an independent review into the mass resignations.
HEI adapt BASW Covid chart for students
The Higher Education Institutes (HEI) covering Scottish Universities and Colleges have adapted BASW’s Covid chart to suit its students
BASW statement following sudden death of Dave Hill
It is with sadness that BASW learns of the untimely death of Dave Hill CBE, Executive Director of Children, Lifelong Learning and Culture at Surrey County Council.