Scie appoints seven board members

Seven more members have been appointed to the
board of the Social Care Institute for Excellence.

Scie will be responsible for collating
evidence of what works in social care, translating it into a
knowledge base for social care and then disseminating that

Among the new appointments are director of the
race body REU Ratna Dutt; Gail Tucker, UK chairperson of the
British Association of Social Workers and Diana McNeish, head of
research at Barnardo’s.

Chairperson of Scie Jane Campbell said that
the board, whose new members also include Terry Philpot, writer on
social policy and former editor of Community Care and Roy
Taylor, director of community services at the Royal Borough of
Kensington and Chelsea, would “encompass the experience of service
users, practitioners, researchers, managers and communicators”.

Michael Oliver, professor of disability at the
University of Greenwich and Geraldine MacDonald, professor of
social work and applied studies at the University of Bristol, have
also been appointed.

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