PSW: 'I found myself idealising my professional years in Sweden'
Swedish social worker Soulmaz Bashirinia had a “culture shock” when she came to England to work six years ago. Attending a global gathering of social workers recently made her reflect on her...
PSW: Better guidance for cross-border social work needed
Research shows one in four children known to services travelling abroad remain at risk
We are here for the "forgotten people"
Tasnim Karim, winner of BASW England's 2020 poster competition, explains her motivation for social work...
New regulator eyes more 'proportionate' fitness to practise system
Social Work England's chief executive and chair outlined their plans for the new regulator at BASW England's conference in Bristol...
Low pay and stress putting practitioners off Approved Mental Health Professional role
Researchers at King's College London investigated why few health workers become AMHPs...
Social workers are a bit like artists
Social workers are creative and sensitive beings, attributes that need to be protected to flourish, says Claire Ogborn
PSW: How it all began
The seeds of modern day social work can be found in the hospital almoners of the 19th Century. Petrina Banfield takes a fascinating look at how their work still resonates today
PSW: Hillsborough mother tells how support of a social worker helped her to carry on
Margaret Aspinall lost her 18-year-old son in the Hillsborough football stadium tragedy. Nealy 30 years on she'd like to meet the 'beautiful' social worker who helped her through...
PSW: Tribute to passionate advocate for Gypsy, Traveller and Roma community
Michael Ridge devoted his professional life to supporting one of Britain’s most marginalised communities. Following his death, aged 62, friend and colleague Jenny Daly remembers his life and work