Book now for World Social Work Day at Murrayfield – Social Services Expo and Conference
Places at the Social Services Expo and Conference on 19th March at Murrayfield Stadium in Edinburgh are going fast, so book your free entry now. Find out more about this unique event here and make...
Bridget Robb - Social workers at Mid Staffs must ask why they didn't blow the whistle
Writing for the Guardian Social Care Network, BASW's acting chief executive Bridget Robb explains why the Mid Staffs NHS scandal is also a disgrace shared by the social work profession.
BASW: Empowered social workers must be at heart of children & families reforms
As children’s minister Edward Timpson today introduces the Children and Families bill to parliament, BASW issues a reminder to government that social workers need more help to keep families together...
Webinar: Social Work not Paperwork - Cutting Bureaucracy in Childcare Social Work
During discussions with members, NIASW found the issue of increasing bureaucracy in childcare was raised as a major ongoing challenge social workers face across all programmes of care. As a key step...
A survey about social workers' experiences of child sexual abuse when there is an online element. A project being undertaken by NSPCC, CEOP and BASW.
Protecting children in Northern Ireland means supporting social workers
NIASW supports Northern Ireland's first review into child deaths but says policymakers must take heed of issues raised highlighting social workers facing high caseloads and not being adequately...
Welsh reforms must allow social workers to do their job warns BASW Cymru
BASW Cymru welcomes progress of Social Services and Well-being (Wales) Bill but warns reforms will only succeed if social workers are freed from 'tick box' culture and allowed to focus on clients.
BASW chief urges Cameron to act as inquiry highlights plight of asylum seeking children
BASW's Chief Executive Bridget Robb calls on David Cameron for action as inquiry reveals 'shocking truth' of treatment of asylum-seeking children.
BASW urges action in wake of CQC report highlighting concern over detentions under Mental Health Act
BASW calls on policy makers and service providers to act after the Care Quality Commission highlights concern over the treatment of people detained under the Mental Health Act in England.