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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 […]
6th January 2019

When Should I Start Applying for my First Social Work job?

With final-year placements coming to an end this academic year and graduation in sight, Social Work Tutor looks at when students should start applying for their […]
23rd February 2019

Social Work student kicked off course for Islamisation comments

Social Work student kicked off course for Islamisation comments Sebastian Walsh, 19, has been suspended from his social work degree at the University of Central Lancashire […]
3rd March 2019

How do you continue in social work, even when you have lost everything?

How do you continue in social work, even when you have lost everything? Four years ago my life changed forever. I lost Alice. She died suddenly […]
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 […]
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. […]
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 […]