New health and wellbeing post for West Wales
New position for West Wales to promote health and wellbeing of people living in rural areas.
Anonymous egg, sperm and embryo donors … please read this!
Anonymous egg, sperm and embryo donors … please read this! Did you donate your eggs, sperm or embryos before April 2005? Are you interested in the outcome? Have you ever wondered whether anyone...
Pocket guides on problematic substance use launched by BASW
BASW’s Special Interest Group (SIG) on Alcohol and Other Drugs has produced five pocket guides to put basic information, hints, tips and reminders literally into the hands of frontline practitioners.
Entrants sought for Social Care Accolades awards
Social care teams in Wales are invited to get their work recognised by entering the Social Care Accolades 2013 awards before the 1 February deadline.
Social workers advised to keep social life offline this Christmas
BASW is advising social workers not to blur professional boundaries during the festive season and to think about the consequences for their own privacy and safety.
Winterbourne View final report: social workers best placed to plan long term care for people with learning disabilities
BASW is pleased to hear a pledge of support from care services minister Norman Lamb MP for the social work view that long term care for adults with disabilities should be based on treating the person...
BLOG: In Support of Nurses
BASW England Manager Ruth Cartwright on why the social work profession should support nurses.
MP inquiry hears how adoption targets will lead to rushed assessments and increased risks to children
The imposition of six month targets for placing children in care for adoption will lead to rushed and inadequate assessments, potentially making the process too fast for would-be adopters and open to...
Deskilling" youth justice social workers a threat to reducing reoffending, MPs told
Recent successes in reducing crime and reoffending rates across England and Wales could be jeopardised by cuts to the youth justice service and by the marginalisation of the social work role, MPs...