National conferences. One of SWAN’s principle objectives is to bring together practitioners,

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We encourage SWAN supporters and activists to contribute content to this website and our

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In this area of the website you can find out more about how SWAN functions as a democratic

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In this Section we aim to provide space for discussion around international social work, welfare and

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SWAN wholeheartedly supports the TUC 'March for Alternative' in London on Saturday 26th March.

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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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