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The Prime Minister has been accused of disrespecting nurses by turning down an invitation to speak to their annual conference. Theresa May was asked to speak at the Royal College of Nursing event in Liverpool, but declined, and the Conservative Party did not send a speaker in her place. Labour…
In the build up to World Social Work day 2017 earlier this month, this evening seminar brought together a panel of eminent speakers from within the field of social work to discuss these contemporary issues affecting the profession. The seminar explored the challenges and opportunities for social work, across policy,…
Skills for Care has announced details of their 2017 Annual Conference which will take place at The Titanic Hotel on Thursday 9 March next year. With around 60,000 job vacancies in the sector on any given day that employers say recruitment and retention is a major concern for them. Therefore,…
As the number of displaced children around the world reaches historic levels, experts who work with child refugees will gather at the University of Kent next week. Held in the Darwin conference centre on Thursday 24 November, Child Refugees Welcome? Working together to meet the challenges of the Immigration Acts…
The future of social work in the UK and how it contributes to the world around us will be discussed in a series of new distinguished lectures at Liverpool Hope University. Beginning on Wednesay 5th October, the series will bring some of the leading social work practitioners and academics in…
Wrexham Glyndwr University is set to host the first North Wales Annual Autism Conference next month. The event is an opportunity for individuals with an Autism Spectrum Condition, families and professionals to network and access credible information from educators, researchers and specialists working in the field of autism. The conference…
An understanding of death is at the heart of social work practice through direct interaction with the dying and their families, encountering bereaved service users, and with the risk of death across safeguarding procedures for children and adults. It was this topic on September 6 that saw the first conference…
Vaughan Gething, the Welsh Government’s Cabinet Secretary for Health, Well-being and Sport, is to give a keynote speech at an event focusing on dementia. The University of South Wales (USW) is hosting the #USWDEM16 Conference on September 14 at its Treforest Campus, when Mr Gething will be just one of…
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