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Social care given £120m to relieve workforce pressures as new variant drives spiralling absence rates

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Many children’s social workers excluded from Covid-19 vaccine priority groups

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

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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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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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Almost 5,000 social workers removed from register now able to practise to bolster Christmas capacity

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‘Before, there were peaks and troughs – with Covid, it’s relentless’: social work eight months into the pandemic

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Anti-racism in social work: no more questions – just actions please

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Think Ahead removes advert suggesting it provides social work apprenticeships

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‘Social work without the social’: the heartbreaking impact of separation on care home residents

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Nearly 1,000 social workers at risk of removal for not uploading CPD with less than two weeks until deadline

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‘Our profession must be much more inclusive to disabled people’: a letter to the chief social workers

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Less than 1,500 social workers left at risk of removal following last-minute registration surge before deadline

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