Austerity and its' impact on service users - model letter to use to write to your AM
Please copy and paste the text below if you wish to use this model letter to contact your AM re austerity and its impact on service users
Lord Patel of Bradford OBE Q & A Session
Lord Patel of Bradford OBE, Chair of Social Work England was invited by the BASW England National Standing Committee to visit BASW Head Office on the 30th May 2018 to meet with committee members and...
Social Work England - Government response to SWE consultation on secondary legislation
The Department for Education and the Department for Health and Social Care have published the Government’s response to the consultation on the regulatory framework for the new specialist regulator...
Mind over Matter Report - sign the letter to support the recommendations
The National Assembly for Wales Children, Young People and Education Committee released the results of their inquiry called Mind over matter in April 2018.
Report details troubling picture of violence against social workers
Their report, Insult and Injury, presents the results of a survey open to all social workers in Northern Ireland. Eighty-six per cent of those who took part have experienced intimidation, seventy-...
Chair's Blog: Shaping Our Service User and Carer Involvement Framework
This is my last blog post as BASW Chair, and I am pleased and honoured that it has been jointly written with Becki Meakin, the general manager of Shaping Our Lives, a national network of service...
BASW brand and website launch
We are delighted to launch the newly refreshed BASW logo and new BASW website, which have been developed to deliver on our 2020 vision, to build membership services and strengthen our standing in the...
Chair's Blog: Re-telling a young mother's story
This penultimate Chair’s Blog post has been jointly written with Karen*, a young mother whose child was removed from her care, who I have previously interviewed for an article in BASW’s Professional...