A message from the Chair and CEO: our Mission and Vision
Thank you to all who provided feedback in June on the last draft of the new ‘2025’ BASW Mission and Vision. The feedback was overwhelmingly positive. However, we have made some further changes based...
Letter to Ash Denham, Minister for Community Safety, Stage 3 Children (Scotland) Bill
Read our letter to Ash Denham, Minister for Community Safety, urging her to support an amendment that will ensure only social workers can be child welfare reporters.
BASW statement on Beirut disaster
BASW sends condolences to citizens of Beirut following deadly explosion
Call for Interview Participants for Postdoctoral Research
Postdoctoral researcher Shruti Chaudhry is looking for social workers to interview as part of her research into older people of South Asian origin in Scotland.
BASW celebrates ‘end of year’ for students with virtual disco
A virtual disco for social work students was held last weekend to celebrate the end of a year that has seen studies disrupted by the coronavirus outbreak.
BASW expresses pledges of support for the adult social care sector
BASW is writing to a wide range of adult social care charities, providers and other organisations across the UK, to express pledges of support for the sector.
BASW England responds to PAC report into initial Covid-19 response for social care
The Public Accounts Committee (PAC) report Readying the NHS and social care for the COVID-19 peak published this week makes for stark reading
Gypsy, Roma and Traveller Social Work Association
BASW Cymru with partners has launched a new initiative to improve communication, understanding and break down barriers between social workers and the Gypsy, Roma and Traveller (GRT) communities.
Blog update by the Social Workers Union
Carol Reid, National Organiser & Union Contact Manager from the Social Workers Union provides an update