BASW CEO Blog: 'The future of social work in integrated health services - now is the time to make your voice heard'
BASW will amplify and advocate for your views, values and concerns so – get involved!
SWU challenges the TUC’s decision to deny membership
Representatives from SWU and BASW comment on the TUC's decision to deny SWU membership...
Review of Children's Social Care 'Case for Change' report: BASW England response
Our response to 'Case for Change' is now available to read and download...
SWU Blog: Motions for the Social Workers Union 2021 Annual General Meeting
This blog outlines the four SWU Motions for the 2021 AGM, followed by a message from SWU General Secretary John McGowan to all SWU members.
BASW England responds to the Inadequate CQC ratings at health and care settings for adults with learning disabilities and autistic adults in England
BASW England condemns the abuse of autistic adults and those with learning disabilities in all forms including unsafe environments, neglect and inhuman and degrading treatment. We are committed to...
Scottish Association of Social Work and Social Workers Union respond to call for views on end Conversion Therapy Petition
Read SASW and SWU's joint response to the Scottish Parliament's Equalities, Human Rights and Civil Justice Committee call for views on ending conversion therapy...
Help to shape social work in the future – and gain valuable CPD hours.
We are looking for social workers who work with children and families to take part in a research study on the introduction and role of AI in social work.
Sustainability and climate justice: a planet for people today and tomorrow
What we stand for 2021: AGM 15/09/21
BASW Council Election – Chair of BASW international committee
BASW CEO Ruth Allen is joined by four members nominated for the chair of BASW International Committee
Carers Wales' Guide to caring for the Armed Forces veteran community
Careers Wales have published their Where to get help: A guide to caring for the Armed Forces veteran community - please click to download your copy in English and Welsh. This guide is for Armed...
Race Equality Action Plan - Consultation Response from BASW Cymru
Click here to download the BASW Cymru Race Equality Action Plan Consultation Response This submission was co-produced with our members and the BASW Cymru anti-racist social workgroup’ so includes the...
BASW & SWU response to attack on social worker
BASW and SWU are appalled at the shocking news that a social worker has been stabbed on the evening of Friday 6th August, while conducting a welfare check on a child
SWU and SASW further develop SWU Union Contact programme for Scotland
The Social Workers Union (SWU) is pleased to be in collaboration with the Scottish Association of Social Workers (SASW) to make further links with SWU Union Contacts in Scotland and to strengthen the...
SWU and Campaign Collective to support member led campaigns
SWU is establishing a ‘campaign’ fund for our members to call on to ensure campaigns throughout 2021/22 can be responsive to changing priorities, quick to deliver and high impact.
Have your say on Health Education England Call for Evidence
Share your vision for social work over the next 15 years
Blog: Roma Holocaust Memorial Day - Remembering Victims of the Porrajmos
BASW and the Gypsy, Roma and Traveller Social Work Association are proud to support Roma Holocaust Memorial Day 2021.
BASW and SWU join calls to protect the rights of unaccompanied children in Kent
Over 65 organisations that promote and protect the rights of children have written to Education Secretary Gavin Williamson.
BJSW Editor’s Choice Video Podcast
BJSW focuses on participation, power and knowledge creation in social work learning, doing, and research.
BASW England Health and Care Bill briefing
BASW England is consulting with members on the proposals within the Health and Care Bill and the implications for social work. The Health and Care Bill was debated for the first time in Parliament on...