Why are G4S continuing as preferred providers of facilities for the most vulnerable in society??

Our government's insistence on giving profit making contracts to a company whose international reputation is extremely concerning beggars belief. Examples of cruelty abound, our asylum system is not fit for purpose.

Please read and share the attached statement, and consider what this means for social workers assessing and engaging with those going through the asylum and refugee system. We must protest such inhumane treatment.

Download this file (SWWB and SWAN STATEMENT BROOK HOUSE.pdf)SWWB and SWAN statement - Brook House[ ]335 kB
  • 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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