SWWB have serious concerns with the Home Office guidance issued around the Best Interest Determination process. 

£700 million of government money once again diverts into the pockets of the private sector. 

David Scott, of the Manchester No Prison campaign group, offers this insightful critique into prison reform plans.

Read here a brief statement from Social Work Without Borders, who have been tirelessly trying to protect the most vulnerable residents of the Jungle.

The Children and Social Work Bill is a troubling piece of social policy, failing to address serious issues in social work funding and direction.

  • 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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