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    Frontline chief appointed to lead children’s social care review

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    Why judgment in puberty blockers case should not obscure benefits of transition for some children

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    Children, Coronavirus

    How virtual family group conferences have fared under Covid-19

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    Rachael Wardell
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    Adults, Children

    How the government proposes to reform the Mental Health Act

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    Council breached Care Act guidance by setting arbitrary limit for funding woman’s live-in care

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    Adults, Children

    Long-awaited Mental Health Act overhaul bids to empower patients and tackle racial disparities

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    Minister gives council a year to show it can keep control of children’s services following improvements

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    Adults, Coronavirus, Workforce

    ADASS urges emergency workforce plan as NHS pressures and staff gaps risk ‘overwhelming social care’

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    How Black and ethnic minority mental health patients’ cultural needs frequently go unmet

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    Coronavirus, Workforce

    Sector bodies call for clarity over social workers’ position in Covid-19 vaccination priority list

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    Social work leader who chaired Covid taskforce knighted in New Year’s Honours

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    Study finds Care Act knowledge gaps among social workers and lack of impact of supervision

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    Coronavirus, Workforce

    Thinking the unthinkable to support social work students in this third lockdown

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    Councils selected to pilot equality standard to tackle ‘institutional racism’ in social work

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    Social Work England removes 256 practitioners from register for not meeting final CPD deadline

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    Children, Coronavirus, Social work leaders

    Should virtual child protection conferences become the new normal?

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