Latest Features

ADASS warns adult social care is ‘perilously close to becoming unsustainable’

ADASS warns adult social care is ‘perilously close to becoming unsustainable’

Published on 16 October 2017

Over half of local authorities expect to overspend on their adult social care budget by almost £21 million each, a survey has revealed.

Why are social workers involved in almost 60% of referrals to HCPC?

Why are social workers involved in almost 60% of referrals to HCPC?

Published on 10 October 2017

Social work employers are referring social workers to the Health and Care Professions Council in a bid to maintain public credibility of the sector, research has found.

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Latest Insights

Training opportunity for locum occupational therapists

Training opportunity for locum occupational therapists

Published on 18 September 2017

Function Management with Pain

3rd and 26th October, The Holiday Inn, Stratford City, London

2nd and 21st of November, The Macdonald Hotel and Spa, Manchester

Ten top tips for commissioning local rehabilitation services

Ten top tips for commissioning local rehabilitation services

Published on 12 April 2016

NHS England has published its first practical guidance to help commissioners understand how best to procure high-quality rehabilitation services and the economic and patient benefits of doing so. Here are 10 Top Tips for commissioning rehabilitation services:

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Latest Interviews

"It’s a Lifestyle choice for me which enables me to go travelling"

Published on 21 April 2017

Sarah Piercey is a Locum Occupational Therapist (OT) currently on a contract with a local authority social services department in North London. Sarah is from Perth in Western Australia and found that locuming enabled her to travel around the UK since moving here three years ago.

What will happen to vulnerable children if we lose the locum workforce?

What will happen to vulnerable children if we lose the locum workforce?

Published on 10 April 2017

Locum social workers should not feel forced to ‘go permanent or leave’ organisations – and potentially the profession, a senior locum social worker has warned.

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