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The British Association for the Study and Prevention of Child Abuse and Neglect (BASPCAN) is holding a four-day Congress in Edinburgh from this weekend - one of the biggest child protection conferences ever to be held in the capital. WithScotland, the national resource for child protection in Scotland, will be…
No-one will face prosecution following a Legionnaires' disease outbreak in 2012 in which four people died, the Crown Office has announced. Prosecutors investigating the Edinburgh outbreak - the largest in Scotland in a decade - say there is insufficient evidence to bring charges against any person or organisation. They have…
To mark the centenary of social work at Edinburgh in 2018, applications are invited to carry out doctoral research on the history of social work education in Scotland, focusing on a case study of social work education history at The University of Edinburgh (1918-2018). It is anticipated that the study…
James and Rab Allan from the Glaswegian act Glasvegas put in a surprise performance last night at the Scottish Association of Social Work’s (SASW) annual awards ceremony. The band answered a plea by SASW Manager Trisha Hall when her original booking fell through. Trisha said: “I was blown away by…
Edinburgh has become the first city in the world to offer the family nurse partnership programme to all eligible women after First Minister Nicola Sturgeon announced that the service is to continue on a sustained basis. Speaking at a reception to celebrate the fifth anniversary of the scheme for first-time…
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