BASW Blog: I haven't visited a care home since February
As a community-based Social Worker for Adult Social Care, I normally visit residential care homes on a regular basis. That changed in February this year when the fears around COVID-19 grew and the...
People's Assembly Wales are launching a Senedd petition this month demanding nutritious, free school meals for every state school pupil in Wales.
People's Assembly Wales are launching a Senedd petition this month demanding nutritious, free school meals for every state school pupil in Wales. The campaign is inspired by Finland which has had...
*Watch* Black & Ethnic Minority Professionals Symposium (BPS): SMASHING the Glass Ceiling - Employment Skills Event
An informal training event on employment skills for aspiring black, ethnic minority professionals (and students) in social work, social care and allied professions, in partnership with Perrett Laver
Updates on Covid 19 practice and health and safety guidance for social work
A message from BASW CEO Ruth Allen on social work Covid 19 practice and health and safety guidance
This Week in Westminster - Friday 4 December
Whilst there is great news about the vaccine, the fallout from COVID-19 will still continue and we must be prepared to use our collective voice to speak up about the direction we want this country to...
SASW Team Weekly Roundup
Find out what the team in Scotland have been doing on behalf of members this week
“Inspirational” Glasgow mental health social worker wins top award for years of dedicated service
Recently retired Colin Fraser won this year's Mental Health Officer of the Year Award at our annual MHO Conference...
#TestAccessRights - Contact your MP
BASW has created a simple step-by-step guide for members who would like to support the campaign by contacting their local MP.
BASW in Westminster: SNP Conference 2020
The major announcement from the conference was that all health and care workers in Scotland are to be given a £500 payment in reward for their work during the pandemic.