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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 […]
16th February 2019

The HCPC spend £17000 on Christmas parties and they’re now raising our fees by 18%

The HCPC spend £17000 on Christmas parties and they’re now raising our fees by 18% The HCPC spent over £17000 a year on their Christmas parties […]
24th February 2019

Mental health social worker dies by suicide on hospital campus

Mental health social worker dies by suicide on hospital campus A social worker who worked at the Department of Mental Health and Addiction Services for almost […]
12th March 2019

Christian Thrown off Social Work Course for Homosexuality Views Takes Case to Appeal

Christian Thrown off Social Work Course for Homosexuality Views Takes Case to Appeal In September 2015, Felix Ngole was a student at Sheffield University where he […]
16th March 2019

Five Reasons Why Adult Social Work Gets Overlooked

Five Reasons Why Adult Social Work Gets Overlooked Catriona, a listener to the SWT podcast, raised a good question this week when she asked ‘How come […]
12th April 2019

“Social worker to the stars” falls to his death after welfare concerns

“Social worker to the stars” falls to his death after welfare concerns Warning: Some people may find the content and details of this article distressing  Tributes […]
17th April 2019

Firefighter kills himself after fatally shooting social worker fiancée

Firefighter kills himself after fatally shooting social worker fiancée Authorities in Akron, Ohio, are investigating the murder-suicide of a local firefighter who allegedly killed his social […]
22nd April 2019

Social worker took money from vulnerable woman to pay his mortgage

Social worker took money from vulnerable woman to pay his mortgage   Leo Kirk, a social worker who was contracted to Warrington Borough Council, helped a […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]