BASW England joins calls for people with learning disabilities to be given vaccine priority status
Government needs to recognise a range of different needs, not just clinical ones
Winter solstice message from Alison Bavidge
On winter solstice 2020, National Director Alison Bavidge shares a message of reflection and hope for 'warmer times'...
Reflections from a Mental Health Officer
Our Committee Member and Mental Health Officer, Ian Jeffries, reflects on how his work has changed since Covid-19
BASW Blog: Deaf Awareness in Child Protection Social Work
Deaf awareness training is not mandatory in social work practice - which begs the question, how can we inspire change if we are not listening?
SASW Team Weekly Roundup
Find out what the team in Scotland have been doing on behalf of members this week in our last Weekly Roundup of 2020
Short term funding is not the answer to reducing the unpaid work backlog, says Scottish Association of Social Work
Read our statement on the Scottish Government allocation of additional funding to assist the backlog of undelivered unpaid work.
BASW England launch 'Impact of Covid-19 on AMHP survey'
New research commissioned by BASW England and the Department of Health and Social Care reveals a significant increase in people accessing mental health services during the first lockdown
BASW supports pledge to increase access to higher education for students from Gypsy, Roma and Traveller communities
The pledge consists of a firm commitment by a university, college or educational institution to undertake steps to support GTRSB students into and within higher education.
BASW in Westminster - Brexit: Are we facing a no-deal?
Kerri Prince, Public and Political Affairs Lead for BASW, analyses what a 'no deal' Brexit would mean for social work and the wider country...