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Substance Misuse Management in General Practice

Substance Misuse Management in General Practice (SMMGP) is a developing network to support GPs and other members of the primary health care team who work with substance misuse in the UK. The project team produces the Substance Misuse Management in General Practice newsletter (Network), and organises the annual conference 'Managing Drug Users in General Practice'.

Being Positive

Being Positive, a two-part investigative Open University/BBC series, examines the nature of the AIDS virus, how it works and the history of the development of HIV drug treatments. Part one, Dead Unlucky and part two, Dead Lucky, follow the stories of people who have been infected. This resource is part of the Open2.net website which is the online learning portal from the Open University and the BBC.

Diversity and Dialogue

Diversity and Dialogue aims to create better understanding between young people from different faiths and backgrounds. They develop projects that encourage young people to share their beliefs and values and to work together to change society for the better. Their website provides information about the partners and projects involved in Diversity and Dialogue and includes an online directory to find out more about youth interfaith projects and how to get involved.

Days in the life ... of a care worker

Video following a day in the life of a care worker who tells why she finds her job satisfying and fulfilling.

Days in the life ... of a service user

Video highlighting the barriers facing physically disabled people and looking at a campaign for social change.

Institute for Public Policy Research

This website of the Institute for Public Policy Research (ippr) is the UK's leading progressive think tank with strong networks in government, academia, corporate and voluntary sectors. They produce policy analysis, reports and publications which play a vital role in maintaining the momentum of progressive thought.

GIRFEC: Childhood, Citizenship and Children's Services - Welcome and Minister's Address

This podcast is taken from the 'GIRFEC: Childhood, Citizenship and Children's Services' Conference held in Glasgow on the 24-26 September. Welcome and Opening Remarks and Minister's Address - Mr Adam Ingram, Minister for Children and Early Years.

Child welfare across borders

Online eight-part training course designed to help practitioners acquire an understanding of the international dimensions informing social work with children and young people at a local level.

National Statistics : Focus on Ethnicity and Identity

Focus on Ethnicity and Identity paints a picture of the ethnic groups in the UK today. It includes information on their characteristics, lifestyles and experiences, placing particular emphasis on comparing and contrasting the main groups. Each overview in the Focus on series combines data from the 2001 Census and other sources to illustrate its topic, and provide links to further information.

Safeguarding adults : lessons from the murder of Steven Hoskin

Video showing the lessons learned and subsequent changes in practice following the murder of Steven Hoskin.