Professional Social Work Scotland

Professional Social Work (PSW) Scotland was the leading monthly magazine for Scottish social workers. Launched in 2013 to replace Rostrum, it contained news, analysis, feature articles, interviews, letters and opinion pieces from around the UK with a unique Scottish emphasis. PSW Scotland was discontinued after it's final issue in November 2013. PSW UK is still available, click here to view the latest editions.

PSW Scotland - Latest Issue - November 2017

Last Issue: November 2017

Distributed to SASW members and a variety of organisations and policymakers at the beginning of each month, PSW Scotland was popular with social workers, cited by 91% of members as a welcome benefit of membership.

If you are a BASW member and have registered for access to member content, please login for access to the latest issue of PSW Scotland.

How to make sure you receive PSW

If you are a BASW Member, you can register to access member content found on this website which gives you access to the latest editions of PSW Scotland.

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If you are not yet a BASW Member, join today to ensure you have the next issue of the magazine delivered directly to your home and to take advantage of all the benefits that membership brings.

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Alternatively, if you aren’t a social worker or do not wish to join BASW at the moment, you can subscribe to receive PSW Scotland every month for £41.50 a year [£62.00 to subscribe from outside the UK]. To subscribe without becoming a BASW member, please click here.

Back Issues

PSW Scotland Back Issues

Back issues are available to everyone, you don't even need to be a member, just click here


PSW carries a limited amount of appropriate commercial advertising, details of which can be found in our media pack.

Download the latest media pack for advertising within PSW

To advertise in PSW Scotland, or in an e-bulletin or online, please contact Winterburn Media Ltd:

E:   T: 01309 690063   F: 01309 690063

How to submit an article to PSW

If you are interested in contributing an article to PSW, please take a look at this guidance document, offering basic advice on what to consider before submitting material, and who to contact.

Guidance for contributors