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ational Association of Social Workers (NASW) chapters and officials are reacting to the death of Freddie Gray while in custody of Baltimore City police, the resulting civil unrest, and the charges filed against six police officers in connection with Gray’s death. Here are NASW responses: We are h[...]

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Sir David Nicholson is among signatories of letter to Guardian which says NHS needs more investment Continue reading...
HealthHealth and CareGovernment Policy
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Unite union, which represents 25% of ambulance service staff in the region, takes action as part of pay dispute Continue reading...
HealthHealth and Care
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ABS statistics show consumption has dropped each year since 2008, while over the past 50 years, beer’s popularity has waned and wine’s has risen Continue reading...
Health
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Alan Berube, an expert on suburban poverty in the US, says we must deal urgently with the growing number of poor people in Britain’s leafy outer citiesWhen David Cameron launched the Conservative party manifesto with promises of the “good life” for “those who work and do the right thing” c[...]
PovertyHousing and Poverty
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After Norfolk county council’s 2013 elections, an unlikely group of minority parties came together to oust the incumbent Tories. It has been going strong ever sinceNo one was more surprised than George Nobbs when he became leader of Norfolk county council after an inconclusive election in 2013 tha[...]
Minorities and Immigrat
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Health experts warn of problem of ‘enormous proportions’ with rising obesity expected in many countries over the next 15 years Europe’s growing obesity crisis will see almost three-quarters of men and two-thirds of women in the UK being overweight in 15 years, health experts have said. Project[...]
HealthHealth and CareWomens Issues
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Public services, and the state they are now in, have hardly figured in the election campaign. And most worrying is the failure of all parties to address the challenges an ageing society will bring Continue reading...
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‘Nothing can harm you holding the magazine, and nothing can harm you holding an HIV-positive person,’ editor-in-chief says
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Cardiologist Dr John Dean says overlap of private and public healthcare results in ‘the greedy preying on the needy’ and deprives NHS of much-needed doctors Continue reading...
HealthHealth and CareGovernment Policy
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Gambling magnate rejects alleged links to several questionable figures in Las Vegas testimony: ‘You could bring in Stalin, you could bring in Hitler’ Continue reading...
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Health experts warn of problem of ‘enormous proportions’ with rising obesity expected in many countries over the next 15 years Continue reading...
HealthHealth and CareWomens Issues
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he was named acting director of the St. Mary’s social services office after Carter died in 1985, and assumed the permanent role as director the following year. She has had a hand in virtually every social service program in St. Mary’s, including ...
General Social Work
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Nearly 800 women continue to die every day from complications of pregnancy and childbirth, the United Nations spotlighted as it marked the International Day of the Midwife with a call for greater investment to increase the number of midwives and enhance the quality and reach of their services.
Children and ParentingWomens Issues

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National Association of Social Workers (NASW) chapters and officials are reacting to the death of Freddie Gray while in custody of Baltimore City police, the resulting civil unrest, and the charges filed against six police officers in connection with Gray’s death. Here are NASW responses: We are h[...]
 

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In general, social workers have been early adopters of new technology, especially if the technology replaces face-to-face interactions with clients. Social workers value nonverbal behavior, interview techniques such as silent pauses, and the importance of relationships in the clinical encounter. Soc[...]
 
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The U.S. Office of National AIDS Policy (ONAP) is convening meetings with community members, service providers, and state and local health departments as part of a series of regional forums being held across the country to better inform the updated 2016-2020 National HIV/AIDS Strategy (NHAS).   Th[...]