Community Care quits hard copy publishing
The last paper issue of Community Care magazine, read widely by social workers and other social care professionals, was issued on November 24th, its publishers having decided to close the print edition and focus all its energy and resources on its online publication.
Publishing director Trevor Parker said the decision to go entirely to an internet-based service had come at the same time that the upheaval in public sector finances had seen advertisers question the value of print advertising.
“As a result, we have taken the difficult decision to close the print magazine and focus all our energy and resources on supporting social care professionals online,” said Mr Parker.
“The key to the future of Community Care will be the utilisation of new technologies, allowing it to deliver new services to users, and engaging them more directly with the information provided to them, enabling them to s