BASW welcomes vaccine priority change for people with learning disabilities
Joint Committee on Vaccination and Immunisation (JCVI) has issued revised guidance to the Government that all people on the learning disability register should now be prioritised for a COVID...
Social Workers Union seeks to join TUC – comments from SWU General Secretary and SWU Chair
The Social Workers Union (SWU) is making a formal application to affiliate to the Trade Union Congress (TUC). If the application is successful, SWU will become a TUC member representing the...
BASW England Branch Blog: Esme Daley
Today is the day we’ve been waiting for, when our Prime Minister will again share his ‘roadmap’ of how restrictions will be eased. Many have been waiting for this update to find out whether their...
Outlanders - Hidden Narratives From Social Workers Of Colour
In this landmark publication, social workers from Black and other Global Majority Communities showcase a rich and diverse collection of their essays, poems, stories and reflections, providing unique...
BASW Cymru joins call for action on health inequalities
More than 30 organisations from across health, housing and social care in Wales come together to call for action on health inequalities.
SWU World Social Work Day 2021 student essay competition will award £500 grants to four winners
Calling all Social Work Students: Answer this year’s SWU Assignment question for the chance to win a £500 grant. You have until June 4 to submit your entry.
BASW CEO Ruth Allen is joined by Morgan Vine, Independent Age
New vlog: Hear about experiences of older people who access social care services and the impact of Covid
BASW encourages members to respond to Human Rights review consultation
The Review will consider how the Human Rights Act is working in practice and whether any change is needed.