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Iriss is a charitable company that promotes positive outcomes for the people who use Scotland's social services.

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Oxfam-UWS and British Academy funded research project on how 'decent' work can contribute to the urgent conversation to get care right.
The social care sector will receive up to £50 million further additional funding to help meet additional costs related to Coronavirus (COVID-19).
Iriss is seeking a new Chief Executive Officer.

Three things: Coronavirus support

Connects carers to sources of practical help and online information specifically related to Covid-19.
Tips and practical advice that provides assistance in the continued transition.
An evidence summary that provides an overview of recent evidence.

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4 Aug 2020
The 2020 Paralympic Games were due to be held in Tokyo this year over August and September, but have been rescheduled for 2021.   How has this affected the organisations and athletes involved?…
21 Jul 2020
June was Gypsy, Roma and Traveller History Month which aims aims to celebrate the diverse ways these communities have contributed to life in the UK, as well as amplify their voices in the telling of…
7 Jul 2020
Carolyn Wyllie is Head of Community Health and Care at Clackmannanshire and Stirling Health and Social Care Partnership. On 18 June, we had a conversation with Carolyn about the Partnerships'…
26 Jun 2020
Bill Scott is Director of Policy at Inclusion Scotland, an organisation that works to achieve positive changes to policy and practice, so that disabled people are fully included throughout all…