Published on 9th May 2018
MPs have criticised the government’s proposals to transform children and young people’s mental health services as unambitious and failing to help young people who need support.
Published on 21st March 2018
Jeremy Hunt has outlined seven key principles that will guide thinking behind the green paper on social care to be published later this year.
Published on 16th March 2018
Five recommendations from the fostering stocktake could “greatly weaken the legal protection” of vulnerable children, a coalition has warned.
Published on 13th March 2018
A children’s charity which specialises in child sexual exploitation has urged a public inquiry following revelations of a huge sex abuse scandal in Telford.
Published on 6th March 2018
The government will not introduce mandatory reporting of child abuse for social workers after the overwhelming majority of respondents to the consultation on the issue disagreed with the proposal.
Published on 22nd February 2018
Every service user using adult social care should be treated as an individual, new guidance from the National Institute for Health and Care Excellence concludes.
Published on 9th February 2018
The suggestion that there is a national shortage of foster carers is a misconception, a review of fostering has stated.
Published on 7th February 2018
The National Audit Office has slammed the Department of Health and Social Care for failing to support a sustainable social care workforce.
Published on 22nd January 2018
You may have seen us advertising a relocation package to Australia recently. If so, and you’re considering it but want to know what’s involved, Chelesani Sihlola has been through the application process and is due to start work in Australia any day. Here he explains what is involved.
Published on 4th January 2018
The government has started its recruitment process to find leaders for the new social work regulator.
Published on 5th December 2017
Every school and college will have a mental health lead by 2025, the government has announced.