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Social work seminar series 2015/16We are delighted to welcome Professor Jill Manthorpe (King’s College London) to talk on:
Early days of the Care Act – still in first gear?
Wednesday 2 March 2016 – 3.30-5.30
The Open University in the South West, Portwall Lane, Bristol
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