Click the link to Unison's article, highlighting the overwhelming criticism of NAAS by practitioners who took part in a national survey:

 

Unison released this article yesterday, drawing attention to the lack of support amongst social workers for the new accreditation scheme. With so little support, the only question remains why is this such a focus for the government? This topic is being covered in a workshop at our conference 8th and 9th April, and we look forward to hearing your thoughts. 

  • 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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