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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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We're celebrating 10 years! Give us your views on our work and support us to make the best possible difference to social services in Scotland.
New Iriss blog to support the use of the co-production project planner.
Edinburgh Together workshop which aimed to give people time to think about how they can embed cultures that support co-production.

Celebrating 10 years – 2014

Redesigning the pathway from hospital to home for older people across Scotland.
A scenario planning tool which explores four different worlds that might emerge depending on the interplay of social, political and economic factors.
Guide on what needs to be considered when running an experience lab, and how the methodology can be evaluated.

New on

Freshly Squeezed, an Iriss podcast

Freshly Squeezed: Ian Welsh, Episode 214
An interview with Ian Welsh OBE, Chief Executive of the Health and Social Care Alliance.

Write to Recovery - four years on, Episode 213
Write to Recovery is celebrating four years in 2018. The project leads give an update on project progress.
Freshly Squeezed, an Iriss podcast

Freshly Squeezed: Trisha Hall, Episode 212
An interview with Trisha Hall, National Director of the Scottish Association of Social Work (SASW).

Talking Points in East Renfrewshire, Episode 211
Michael McEwan speaks to Gerry Tougher, Public Engagement Officer at East Renfrewshire Council about Talking Points.