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The turnaround time for child protection cases judged as high or complex needs has almost halved in some areas since the London multi-agency safeguarding hub (MASH) programme began in 2011, according to a new academic report from the University of Greenwich. A MASH co-locates a whole range of agencies, including…
The Evening Standard has today reported increasing questions over the role of Lambeth council in the “slaves” case after claims that social workers missed “multiple” opportunities to rescue the youngest alleged victim, known as Rosie. Social services were first alerted 15 years ago, when police asked them to pursue suspicions…
Three in five Londoners incorrectly believe they won’t have to pay anything towards the costs of their old-age care, according to a recent poll commissioned by London Councils. Government reforms, currently going through Parliament, will introduce a lifetime contribution limit of £72,000 for care users with assets of above £23,250,…
Tuesday, 29 Aug, 2006

Greater London Post Qualifying

The Greater London Post Qualifying Consortium is the reference point for all qualified social workers in the Greater London area who wish to obtain UK-wide formal recognition for their continuing professional development through the post qualifying framework. Over 1400 social workers are registered with GLPQ and are working towards improving…
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