The NHS cannot thrive in its mission without social care
The British Association of Social Workers are pleased to see the ambitious plans for preventative services, investment in mental health provision and enhancement of community services within the NHS...
Survey launched to improve practice with older people and adults who have learning disabilities
BASW England and Research in Practice for Adults (RiPfA) have launched two new projects that will develop professional capabilities and continuous professional development (CPD) for social workers...
UC Two child U-turn welcome, but not enough
BASW calls on Government to go further and ‘scrap the cap’ for all families
Additional funding for Frontline programme
The Department for Education today announced that the Frontline organisation has won a further £45m of funding for its fast track children and families social work programme.
BASW England response to 'The lives we want to lead', Local Government Association (LGA) green paper for adult social care and wellbeing
An open letter to the LGA
BASW raises over £700 for homeless shelters across the UK
BASW is delighted to announce that members, staff and the wider social work community have raised over £700 for homeless shelters across the UK through our Christmas eCard scheme.
BASW England Committee member Louise Purser awarded an MBE for services to social work
Host of social workers celebrated in Queen’s New Year’s Honours List 2019
A peaceful protest against homelessness blog
Read this blog by Allison Hulmes, Professional Officer for BASW Cymru, who stood alongside the volunteers from Left Outside Alone for the second year running, in a peaceful protest, against...
Robin Moulster, BASW Cymru national director has recently left the BASW team. We would like to pay tribute to Robin and thank him for all his work over the years at BASW
I would like to pay tribute to Robin Moulster who has recently finished working as a National Director with BASW Cymru. He held this post for over seven years. Robin was dedicated to his work within...