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Nursing and Midwifery Research Conference – where are we now?

An opportunity for all nurses, midwives and health visitors to come together to share their research findings and experiences and its relevance for today’s practice. Keynote speakers include: Professor Jenny Hunt and Professor Christine Norton. Opportunities for poster presentations and workshops will be available. To book your FREE place now please contact: Julia Watson (j.watson@herts.ac.uk) and/or … Continue reading

#SWSCMedia Debate Summary: Where to from here? What are the realistic job prospects for Newly Qualified Social Workers…

Thank you for joining us and for sharing your views on “NQSW: Where to from here? What are the realistic job prospects for Newly Qualified Social Workers? Debate” @SWSCmedia. It was a lively evening with excellent contributions from brilliant participants. Therefore, we look forward to your participation in our next debate on Tuesday (Sept. 25) when … Continue reading

Affordable Care Act: Forward or Rollback?

Affordable Care Act is a truly historic legislation with vast and far reaching implications/consequences that will transform the health care landscape in America. For instance focusing on the population of older adults in America, research suggests that for an older American adults (aged over 65), there is a 70% chance that they require some form … Continue reading

NQSW: Where to from here? What are the realistic job prospects for Newly Qualified Social Workers…

Social work has and continues to undergo many changes and the same can be said for social work job prospects. Under the Labour government we saw unprecedented investment in public sector services and job prospects were good for social workers. However, the recession in 2008-2009 impacted on public finances and when the Conservatives and Liberal … Continue reading

Parental Substance Misuse: Messages from Research… – @SWSCmedia Debate Summary

Thank you for joining us and for sharing your views on “Parental Substance Misuse: Messages from Research…”. This was part of the @SWSCmedia debate series. Below is the summary of the discussion for “Parental Substance Misuse: Messages from Research” @SWSCmedia. We look forward to seeing you in our future debates every Tuesday at 8:00 PM BST (UK) / 3:00 … Continue reading

Sexual Abuse of People with Learning Disabilities – @SWSCmedia Debate Summary

Thank you for joining us and for sharing your views on “Sexual Abuse of People with Learning Disabilities”. This was part of the @SWSCmedia debate series. Below is the summary of the discussion and we look forward to seeing you Sunday (19 August 2012) when we explore: “Inter-agency Working” @SWSCmedia 6:00 PM BST (UK) / 1:00 PM EDT (Eastern Time USA). Summary … Continue reading

Sexual Abuse of People with Learning Disabilities – SWSC media Debate

The department of health defines learning disability as “a significantly reduced ability to understand new or complex information, to learn new skills with a reduced ability to cope independently which started before adulthood, with a lasting effect on development”  (Department of Health, 2001:14). Individuals with learning disabilities, physical disabilities, head injuries, cognitive difficulties or disabilities … Continue reading

Parental Substance Misuse and Addiction – @SWSCmedia Debate Series

Parental substance misuse has multiple and complex effects on children, depending on a number of variables ranging from the characteristics, personality, coping strategies and support systems of each individual, to socio-economic class, mental health, physical health, social and environmental factors, and family and social support networks of the individual. In 2009/2010, 68,207 adults in England … Continue reading

In Sickness and Health: An insight into the life of a carer – In celebration of Carers’ Week 18 to 24 June 2012

Join our debate on “In Sickness and Health: Caring for Carers: Identities, Perceptions, Challenges & Realities” Tuesday, 19 June 8:00 PM UK / 3:00 PM EDT @SWSCmedia. This year’s theme for Carers’ Week (18 to 24 June) is “in sickness and health” and it aims to highlight the importance of carers’ health and how caring affects … Continue reading

Debate Summary: SocialWork and Socialcare & the Human Rights of Older People: 28 February 2012 – a #SWSCmedia Debate @SWSCmedia

Thank you for joining us in another excellent and rich debate @SWSCmedia. Join us next week same day same time to discuss Social Workers and Politics and Political Opnions. Can social workers express political opinions? If yes how? If no, why not? Below is the summary of our debate on Social Care / Social Work … Continue reading

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