“Patients are dying in corridors and the NHS itself is slowly...

Our adult social care system is in crisis and the impact it is having on our hospitals is disastrous. I am a frontline service manager of a hospital social...

10 ways to cope with going back to work

How to cope with going back to work after Christmas It’s the last day of the Christmas break for most folk in England today and, as I look around...

The five characters you find in every Social Work office

The five characters you find in every Social Work office The one who goes off on mysterious ‘home visits’ at 3pm (but you all secretly think is getting their...

8 New Year’s Resolutions for Social Workers that will make 2018...

8 New Year’s Resolutions for Social Workers that will make 2018 awesome   Happy New Year my friends! It’s that time when we all look to the future and begin...

Being a social worker and having intimate access to the lives...

Being a social worker and having intimate access to the lives of others is a privilege we should all be grateful for   Being a social worker means… You will never...

Will Social Workers ever get the respect we deserve?

Will Social Workers ever get the respect we deserve? Before I started practising as a Social Worker, I used to naively believe that being a registered professional would come...

If the Social Work Tutor goes forever, you need to know...

If the Social Work Tutor goes forever, you need to know why At the heart of everything I do as the ‘Social Work Tutor’ is the need to stand...

I have had to hide the way that other social workers...

I have had to hide the way that other social workers bully me   I need to be honest with you… doing all of this takes a toll on me. Writing...

You won’t believe how much it costs to join this Social...

You won't believe how much it costs to join this Social Workers Union Over the years I've been a Social Worker I've heard lots of complaints about Social Work...

There’s too much pressure on Social Workers to be perfect

There’s too much pressure on Social Workers to be perfect When I decided to become a Social Worker, I had no idea just how much of an impact it...