SWAN North East have extended their deadline for proposals for papers, workshops and presentations for this

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‘Exposing – Whistle-blowing – going ‘outside’ in the pursuance of justice for vulnerable people.

Jolyon Jones of West Midlands SWAN writes on Birmingham City Council's serious underspend in

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Simon Cardy (Twitter @simoncardy) of SWAN West Midlands, reports on the developing, mass strike

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Social Work in a ‘cold climate’: fighting for good practice in times of austerity

Durham University and

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  • Mental Health Charter: submission on inpatient adult psychiatric care

SWAN supporters will already be familiar with the SWAN endorsed Mental Health Charter which was launched in 2014. The Charter critiques the crisis in mental health services in the context of austerity and calls for an end to the cuts while proposing radical alternatives. Recently the Mental Health Charter responded to the Royal College of Psychiatrists' Independent Commission into the state of Inpatient Adult Psychiatric Care as part of its call for evidence.

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