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Social work, Social care and Community Studies

Professional organisations

Professional bodies and societies are such useful sources of information.

You can find out what is key to your professional body by looking at the organisations website. They tend to be full of information about research, events and news that matter to the organisation.

This box contains links to professional bodies, associations, societies and trusts related to the sciences:

Subject specific organisations

A profession is broader than academic sources! Move beyond the Library!

Here are a range of organisations related to health, social work and social care. It is important to have a holistic overview of your profession and this extends to developing an awareness around organisations that research, advocate and work within your subject area.

Government Departments

Keeping up to date with government thinking, policies, papers and directives is key!

This box contains links to relevant UK departments.