SWAN calls upon all members to support three upcoming events during the Week of


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1. Social Work Today

Social work in Britain today has lost direction. This is not new. Many have


by Rich Mothand Dan Morton, December 2009

The UN summit to be held in Copenhagen this month


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  • Mental Health Charter: submission on inpatient adult psychiatric care

SWAN supporters will already be familiar with the SWAN endorsed Mental Health Charter which was launched in 2014. The Charter critiques the crisis in mental health services in the context of austerity and calls for an end to the cuts while proposing radical alternatives. Recently the Mental Health Charter responded to the Royal College of Psychiatrists' Independent Commission into the state of Inpatient Adult Psychiatric Care as part of its call for evidence.

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