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Children, Workforce

‘Dear Isabelle Trowler…I feel uncomfortable as a gay student on my social work course’

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Coronavirus, Workforce

21 social workers have died from Covid-19, show official figures

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Workforce

Social work leading the way on student diversity for undergraduate courses, show official figures

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Workforce

BASW at 50: ‘given what we can achieve with 21,000 members think what we could do with 100,000’

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Workforce

Black Lives Matter: social work must respond with action – not platitudes

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Workforce

Murder inquiry launched after ‘well-liked and highly-valued’ social worker and sister found dead

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Coronavirus, Workforce

Eighteen ex-social workers recruited from temporary register through national campaign

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Coronavirus, Social work leaders, Workforce

Government asks employers to report Covid-19 deaths among social care staff

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Colum Conway, chief executive, Social Work England

Coronavirus, Workforce

Temporary social work register needed ‘for the long haul’, says regulator’s chief

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Coronavirus, Workforce

‘This week we’re clapping for leaving care personal advisers’

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Adults, Coronavirus, Workforce

Weekly care home deaths start to fall but remain well above normal levels

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Coronavirus, Workforce

10 social workers have died from Covid-19, official figures show

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Coronavirus, Workforce

Covid-19 deaths among social care staff far outstripping those in healthcare

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Coronavirus, Workforce

Working through the coronavirus pandemic: how is it affecting you and how are you coping?

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Coronavirus, Workforce

The latest on access to Covid-19 tests for social workers

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Coronavirus, Workforce

Social work diary: ‘I miss the non-verbal cues, the looks and eye contact’

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