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Adults

Despite the pressure, I love being a hospital social worker

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Children

Ofsted ratings do reflect local authority deprivation and spending

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Adults, Mental Health

Diary: ‘A never-ending battle to update notes and see patients’

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Adults, Children

Most autism practice not supported by good evidence, finds study

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Children

Local authority criticised over failure to support foster carer

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Children, Workforce

Social workers to be involved in governance of new trust

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Children, Workforce

Social workers ‘not always acting’ on supervision at council, finds Ofsted

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Children

Foster carer fee cuts plan faces extra scrutiny

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Workforce

Social workers to strike over caseloads, IT systems and pay

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Workforce

Tips on managing risk in social work

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Children

Professionals were ‘misled with ease’ on risks to girl, finds serious case review

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Children

Shock drop in care applications

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Children

Foster carers face ‘drastic’ fee cuts under council plans

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Children

Children wrongly kept in care after ‘inexcusable’ failings in abuse investigation

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Children

Controversial exemption powers reinstated to social work bill

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Mental Health

Prime Minister orders review of child mental health services

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