Social work

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Ann Buchanan obituary
Academic and social worker who was less interested in theories than in practical solutions

Terry Philpot

13, May, 2022 @5:27 PM

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Martin Stevens obituary
Other lives: Health policy researcher at King’s College London who chaired various influential committees

John Woolham

21, Apr, 2022 @4:46 PM

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Joan Meredith obituary
Other lives: Social worker and psychotherapist who was a powerful advocate of early intervention and family support

Jill Moss

02, Mar, 2022 @5:58 PM

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Judith Chester obituary
Other lives: Social worker who excelled at devising foster care placements

Lewis Chester

03, Feb, 2022 @5:38 PM

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‘Scariest place I’ve worked’: social worker recalls stint in Bradford
Frank Thomson (not his real name) worked as safeguarding locum in 2018 but left after feeling unsafe

Maya Wolfe-Robinson North of England correspondent

17, Dec, 2021 @3:17 PM

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Vilifying social workers will make children less safe | Letters
Letters: Overwhelming workloads and media attacks will exacerbate a recruitment crisis, writes Dr Ray Jones, while Prof Mike Stein describes the impact of social inequality and the legacy of cuts to children’s services


16, Dec, 2021 @6:32 PM

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Safeguarding children needs proper resources | Letters
Letters: Jan Horwath writes that unless we recognise the need for well-resourced services, children remain vulnerable. Plus letters from Ken Rutter and Pamela Goldberg


05, Dec, 2021 @5:40 PM

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Ron Kipps obituary
Other lives: Social worker who expressed his moral convictions through letter-writing campaigns to newspapers and politicians

Sarah Kipps

11, Nov, 2021 @10:12 AM

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Nurses and shop staff in UK face tide of abuse since end of lockdowns
Customer-facing workers in all sectors report greater hostility, research shows

James Tapper

23, Oct, 2021 @2:15 PM

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Wendy Parkin obituary
Other lives: Social worker specialising in child protection who pursued a second career in academia

Jeff Hearn

12, Oct, 2021 @5:27 PM

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Policing bill will deepen racial and gender disparities, say experts
More than 600 health, social work and education professionals write to home secretary over ‘oppressive’ bill

Aamna Mohdin and Alexandra Topping

13, Sep, 2021 @5:01 AM

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Peter Leviné obituary
Other lives: Psychotherapist who helped people find hope, self-acceptance and meaning

Davina Cooper

13, Jul, 2021 @4:27 PM

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