Boy looking pensive

Adults, Children

Children’s social workers to receive standards on autism practice

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Woman receiving Covid-19 vaccine from nurse

Adults, Social work leaders, Workforce

Care homes face losing 40,000 staff from compulsory vaccinations policy

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Charlotte Ramsden

Social work leaders, Workforce

ADCS president suggests national pay rates for agency social workers to reduce staff churn

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London Borough of Bexley Team managers Jamie Nabieu (left) and Joe Hellawell, and senior practitioner Hannah Porter
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Adults, Children

Government drops proposed overhaul of Mental Health Act-MCA interface due to ‘very limited support’

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Children

Sharp rise in child deaths and serious harm following onset of Covid-19

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Adults, Coronavirus, Workforce

Care Act relaxations removed from statute books four months after decision to do so

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A doctor giving a woman a Covid vaccination

Adults, Coronavirus, Workforce

‘Very significant risks’ from self-isolation exemption for double-jabbed social care staff, says ADASS

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Yvette Stanley

Children, Social work leaders

Ofsted urges DfE to distribute children’s homes funding ‘at pace’ to tackle secure place shortage

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Children, Social work leaders

‘Unsustainable pressures’ lead Cafcass to leave ‘less urgent’ cases unallocated across region

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Adults, Social work leaders

7,000 waiting more than six months for social care assessments

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Workforce

Social worker awarded £20,000 by human rights court after judge’s ‘manifestly unfair’ criticisms left her unable to work

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Gemma Anders and Scarlett Matthews
Team manager leading meeting

Workforce

How social workers can help unpick the ethnicity pay gap

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Adults, Social work leaders

What the Health and Care Bill means for social workers

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Official Parliamentary portrait of Vicky Ford, the children's minister (credit: Chris McAndrew / Wikimedia Commons)

Children, Social work leaders

Councils will have to take share of unaccompanied children if they fail to volunteer, warns minister

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Mark Trewin, formerly mental health social work lead at the Department of Health and Social Care (Photo: Rethink)

Social work leaders, Workforce

‘Why I could not accept an honour from this government’ – by former mental health social work lead

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Carmel Littleton

Social work leaders, Workforce

‘Deeply loved and respected’: tributes paid to director of adults’ and children’s services

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