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One-off investment for 2015-16 will help local authorites use Dols to protect rights of vulnerable people, says care minister
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The letter is in response to news that accreditation of a new pass or fail test for social workers will be outsourced to the private sector
Social workers who lose their inner firebrand when they move into management are not selling out, finds Blair McPherson in this "interview" with a practitioner who made the transition
A mental health social worker reveals the impact an under resourced mental health system has on frontline staff
A person who uses community mental health services shares her experiences of how funding cuts impact care
Without attention to the whole life agenda for people and families the government's drive to cut institutional admission fail
An experienced social worker suggests a national league table of caseloads to overcome the "cavalier" way cases are allocated in many organisations
The latest from Fran...
A social work academic reflects on a week that features uncomfortable realities and a small triumph for positive values
Rhian Taylor undertook a social work research project alongside her practice. Here's what she learnt from the experience...
The latest cartoon from Fran...
Beating burnout is a balancing act between natural stress, and the necessary support to keep it under control, writes Mark Wilberforce
Converge, an arts programme for people who use mental health services in York, has teamed up with the Jorvik Viking Centre for its latest project
A social work academic reflects on a visit to her old service and the passion of the profession's next generation...