BASW Cymru | Wales Blog
Allison Hulmes, BASW Cymru's Professional Officer, looks back at this year's Annual Conference
19th June 2017
Gerry Nosowska explains the importance of social work to good end of life care.
24th March 2016
BASW elections – Vice Chair Maggie Mellon reflects on her time in office
13th February 2016
BASW vice chair Maggie Mellon explains why social workers should join their professional association.
13th August 2015
15th April 2014
BASW Cymru's UK report, in Welsh and English, for the March issue of PSW, featuring a range of issues the Association has been engaged in over the past few weeks, as well as things that are coming up soon.
18th February 2014
5th December 2013
20th November 2013
17th September 2013
10th September 2013
Activity in Wales continues at a ‘cracking’ pace as we continue to influence in a whole range of ways and settings. Most importantly, we are here to support you with your issues and concerns, in order to improve how we deliver services across Wales.
17th April 2013
27th March 2013
14th March 2013
13th February 2013
19th December 2012
BASW Cymru’s third annual Social Work awards took place in the grand surroundings of the Welsh National Assembly’s Senedd building this week.
4th October 2012
Following a successful campaign to take down a number of online hate sites ‘naming and shaming’ social workers and family court judges engaged in the protection of vulnerable children, the British Association of Social Workers (BASW) and its trade union arm the Social Workers Union (SWU) is asking for these professionals to receive the same concern from the police as recent high profile figures.
3rd October 2012
BASW Cymru's report, rounding up the latest developments in social work over recent weeks.
20th July 2012
BASW Cymru has submitted its full response to the Social Services (Wales) Bill, which is aimed at providing legislative backing for the changes outlined in the Welsh Government’s white paper, ‘Sustainable Social Services for Wales: A Framework for Action’.
1st June 2012
BASW member Janet Foulds has written a Guardian blog "Child grooming – what social workers should know".
21st May 2012
BASW Cymru deputy chair Carol Davies offers an insight into the Continuing Professional Education and Learning (CPEL): A Framework for Social Workers in Wales, outlining what it means for practitioners.
18th May 2012
My initial reaction to news that the Draft Care and Support Bill had made it into the Queen’s Speech was one of relief followed by disappointment that there was no mention of attempting to resolve the thorny issue of funding.
10th May 2012
BASW has raised concerns that proposed proficiency standards for social workers would place unreasonable expectations on newly-qualified social workers.
7th November 2011