Children’s services in England shaky as Jenga tower, says review lead

The English children’s services system is a “tower of Jenga held together by Sellotape” and needs major reform and investment, the head of an independent review has found. Read the full article on this link...

How social workers can help improve the health system’s response to women

As a female-dominated profession, performing mentally and physically demanding roles, the government is seeking social workers’ views to help shape its Women’s Health Strategy, say the chief social...

‘It’s right to focus on race, but we must look at equality in social work in the round’

Social Work England’s new head of equality, diversity and inclusion, Ahmina Akhtar, sets out her priorities for tackling inequalities within her organisation and in the profession as a whole. Read the...

Children in military families

Angela Ruskin University (ARU) has published a report, commissioned by the Naval Children’s Charity (NCC), examining issues that affect the wellbeing of children in military families including: the impact of...

Vulnerable children and young people

The Department for Education (DfE) has published data from the vulnerable children and young people survey of local authorities in England looking at the impact of the coronavirus on children’s social...

World Book Day

To mark World Book Day on 4 March the NSPCC Library has compiled a reading list highlighting a selection of children’s books from the library collection on subjects ranging from keeping safe to bereavement and loss. View the reading list: World Book...