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9th June 2020

Murder inquiry launched after social worker and sister found dead following birthday party in London park

Murder inquiry launched after social worker and sister found dead following birthday party in London park   Police have launched a murder investigation after two sisters […]
4th June 2020

Social worker Karen Kersey-Smith has been jailed for stealing £90,000 from her vulnerable clients

Social worker Karen Kersey-Smith has been jailed for stealing £90,000 from her vulnerable clients   A social worker who stole over £90,000 from three of her […]
20th April 2020

Government to start testing social workers for coronavirus

Government to start testing social workers for coronavirus   The Department of Health and Social Care has published new guidance which sets out part of their […]
7th April 2020

If you can’t show compassion for someone in hospital, maybe you shouldn’t be a social worker

If you can’t show compassion for someone in hospital, maybe you shouldn’t be a social worker   A disclaimer before I begin: I’m a social worker […]
1st April 2020

First social worker in UK dies after being infected with Coronavirus

First social worker in UK dies after being infected with Coronavirus A social worker from London has died after being infected with coronavirus. They are the […]
12th March 2020

Five steps social workers should take to prevent the spread of Coronavirus Covid 19

Five steps social workers should take to prevent the spread of Coronavirus Covid 19 The news has been gradually getting worse over the past month and […]
29th November 2019

The (alternative) Social Worker of the Year Awards 2019

The (alternative) Social Worker of the Year Awards 2019   The Social Worker of The Year Awards 2019 are being held in England tonight and showcase […]
15th November 2019

The only people to blame for the murders of Blake and Tristan are their ‘parents’, not social workers

The only people to blame for the murders of Blake and Tristan are their ‘parents’, not social workers Over the past week you’ll very likely have […]
14th November 2019

Social workers were involved with Barrass family at the time Blake and Tristan were murdered

Social workers were involved with Barrass family at the time Blake and Tristan were murdered Children’s services in Sheffield were involved with the Barrass family at […]
13th November 2019

Emotionally broken child of incestuous parents fears they will murder ‘because that’s what mum did’

Emotionally broken child of incestuous parents fears they will murder ‘because that’s what mum did’   A child who survived their incestuous mother and father’s efforts […]
12th November 2019

Incestuous parents murdered their teenage sons after fearing they would be taken into care

Incestuous parents murdered their teenage sons after fearing they would be taken into care   A couple in an incestuous relationship murdered their two teenage sons, […]
12th November 2019

Woman is told by court that she is now allowed to have sex

Woman is told by court that she is now allowed to have sex   A woman has been given the chance to engage in sexual relationships […]
11th November 2019

‘Evil psychopath’ Sarah Barrass, who murdered her sons, “could have been stopped” by social workers

‘Evil psychopath’ Sarah Barrass, who murdered her sons, “could have been stopped” by social workers A mother from Sheffield who murdered her two teenage sons was […]
4th September 2019

Social work manager suspended after telling female colleague ‘I like a nice set of baps’ while looking through her shopping basket

Social work manager suspended after telling female colleague ‘I like a nice set of baps’ while looking through her shopping basket   A  senior social work […]
21st August 2019

Why is a male police officer’s life more valued than a female social worker’s?

Why is a male police officer’s life more valued than a female social worker’s?   Over the course of the past week there have been two […]
19th August 2019

Social worker stabbed to death ‘during home visit’

Social worker stabbed to death ‘during home visit’ A woman who was stabbed to death in Birmingham this weekend has been identified by neighbours as a […]
5th August 2019

What have a banker, a cobbler, an undertaker, a market researcher and a software engineer got in common?

Question: What have a banker, a cobbler, an environmentally friendly undertaker, a market researcher and a software engineer got in common? Answer: They have all tried […]
25th July 2019

Social workers are more likely than anyone else to suffer from work-related stress

Social workers are more likely than anyone else to suffer from work-related stress Health workers, carers and social workers work longer hours and report more cases […]
24th July 2019

School threatens children with foster care over lunch debt

School threatens children with foster care over lunch debt A Pennsylvanian school district has sent letters to parents demanding that they pay their children’s outstanding school […]
3rd July 2019

Social Work Student Wins Appeal Over ‘Homosexuality Sin’ Comments

Felix Ngole Wins Appeal for ‘Homosexuality Sin’ Comments As reported back in March, in September 2015 Felix Ngole was a social work student at Sheffield University. […]