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Professor Robin Miller appointed to a social care COVID-19 work-force

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Professor Robin Miller appointed to a social care COVID-19 work-force
Date:
10 September 2020

Far-reaching impact of winning a Social Work Award, survey shows

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The results of an independent survey assessed the long term impact of winning one of the individual practitioner, team or organisation Social Worker of the Year awards.
Date:
12 August 2020

Birmingham researchers warn of impact of 'lost decade' in adult social care

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Urgent reform of the funding of UK adult social care is needed to save a desperately overstretched system which has now reached breaking point, warn policy experts at the University of Birmingham.
Date:
10 August 2020

Increased child benefit may help families escape lockdown inequality

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Policy makers should increase child benefit and consider difficulties faced by families on low incomes in order to avoid the COVID-19 pandemic heightening existing inequalities and creating new ones.
Date:
15 July 2020

Birmingham ranked fourth in the UK for Social Work

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In the latest Complete University Guide 2021, Social Work has been ranked fourth in the UK reflecting a steady climb for the department over the past few years, rising six places since 2019.
Date:
15 June 2020

Mental Health Awareness Week: Why Kindness?

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By Maureen Smojkis, Lecturer in Mental Health, Department of Social Work and Social Care.
Date:
18 May 2020
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