Research and analysis

Changes to social work in 3 London boroughs: 'Focus on Practice'

Evaluation of a programme of training and systems-level changes to family social work in 3 London boroughs.


Focus on practice in three London boroughs


‘Focus on Practice’ seeks to bring greater coherence and confidence to social work practice through processes based on ‘systems thinking’.

This evaluation finds widespread enthusiasm for the training and programme; early data looks promising.

The 3 boroughs (‘tri-borough’) are made up of:

  • Westminster
  • Hammersmith and Fulham
  • Kensington and Chelsea
Published 4 July 2016