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Lyn Romeo

Lyn Romeo, Chief Social Worker for Adults at the Department of Health.

Mental Health Awareness Week: reflections on the role of adult social work

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Man raising hand in mental health support group

It’s Mental Health Awareness Week, which this year takes a theme we can all relate to: anxiety (#ToHelpMyAnxiety). It's not only a chance to shine a light on our psychological wellbeing (and how to maintain it) but also take stock on mental health service provision and the evolution of societal attitudes to an issue which affects us all.

The role of research in adult social work

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social work researchers in discussion

Those of you who are regular readers of my blogs will know one of my priorities continues to be the importance and value of social care research in social work. So, I am delighted to host this guest blog from social workers who have fellowships with the National Institute for Health and Care Research (NIHR). It’s so inspiring to have their contribution.

Positive pathways through the criminal justice system

One of the best aspects of my role as Chief Social Worker for Adults is the opportunity to meet so many wonderful social workers applying their knowledge, skills and values in many different settings. Supporting people within the criminal justice system is one very good example...