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.
Recognition Matter is a knowledge exchange project led by six women who have shared perspectives on child welfare and protection.
SASW Briefing to Justice Committee on Stage 2 Children (Scotland) Bill
Read our briefing to the Justice Committee on Stage 2 of the Children (Scotland) Bill.
Top tips for virtual direct work with children & families during COVID-19
Rebekah Pierre, BASW England Professional Officer shares virtual top tips
BASW Cymru welcomes the publishing of the ‘Care Home Voices Report’ from the Older People’s Commissioner for Wales
BASW Cymru had petitioned the Older People’s Commissioner for Wales about our deep concerns for the well-being and human rights of older people in care homes, whose voices have been effectively...
BASW supports campaign for black person's statue in Bristol
A campaign to replace Bristol’s controversial Edward Colston statue with someone representative of the city’s black community is being supported by BASW
SWU Blog: John McGowan on a new survey on social work during COVID-19
Covid-19: Together, let's tell our Covid-19 experience and demand better working conditions for social workers. During the pandemic, the Social Workers Union has been inundated with concerns...
ADASS report exposes a seriously underfunded care system
Maris Stratulis National Director for BASW England comments on the ADASS Budget survey
Latest resources to improve social worker support for autistic adults and adults with learning disability - including during the COVID-19 pandemic
Joint BASW and SCIE press release
Blog: Addressing inequality and oppression such as institutional racism is vital in society and a core task of social work and education
The impact of the murder of George Floyd is being felt across the world, with Black Lives Matter, yet again having to come to the fore to highlight the depth of individual and institutional racism in...
BASW urges the Northern Ireland Executive to continue to provide free school meals this summer
BASW is urging the Northern Ireland Executive to follow the example set by its counterparts in Scotland and Wales, and the UK Government, to extend the provision of free school meals for low income...