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Wednesday 17 July 2024

I have a confession to make, I am a commissioning geek.

Projects

Tuesday 9 July 2024
Over the last 10 years we have been lucky to have an ongoing relationship with the Regional Municipality of Durham and
Wednesday 3 July 2024
A few weeks ago, I headed out to Fife to round off our project with Abbotsford Care. The train journey across the Forth and through the East Coast countryside is a perfect setting for reflection.
Friday 28 June 2024
And we are off! Earlier this week, we had our first Voices and Visions online session.
Tuesday 25 June 2024
Last week, we hosted our annual conference - A day working with Iriss.
Monday 24 June 2024
About the session As part of our work with Care Visions this year, we ran a workshop at the new S
Tuesday 18 June 2024
Along with our project partner, People Know How, we are beginning to look at social work student placements in the third sector; how they are now, and build
Tuesday 18 June 2024
Introduction How can we mainstream the involvement of people with lived experience in social work and social care - to drive improvement, generate positive change, and d
Monday 17 June 2024
You might have followed our work last year with Passion4Fusion, a community organisation working predominant
Wednesday 12 June 2024
With funding from the Scottish Government, Quarriers, Epilepsy Connections and Epilepsy Scotland worked with Iriss to develop
Tuesday 21 May 2024
Tina Laurie (University of the West of Scotland) reflects on the Rural Social Work Scotland Forum online conference that was held in early May 2024…
Friday 10 May 2024
Between May 2023 and February 2024, Iriss designed and facilitated four sessions for a project with North Ayrshire HSCP as part of our Space to Practice theme.
Friday 10 May 2024
Last Autumn I started a coaching course with the Institute of Coaching Studies.
Thursday 2 May 2024
In our work with Quarriers, Epilepsy Scotland and
Wednesday 3 April 2024
I’ve been reflecting on presentations from Drs Pearse McCusker and Emma Miller at the Rural Social Work Forum at a webinar we ran called Wellbeing and the rural practitioner…
Friday 22 March 2024
Guest blogger Andrew Lindsay from Epilepsy Scotland articulates the clash between the need for social support services, and the funding environment that surrounds them.
Friday 15 March 2024
If you’re familiar with Iriss work, you will know that we have had projects running for a year in three thematic areas - Space to Practice
Thursday 29 February 2024
Today is a big day for me, my last day working at Iriss. I wanted to spend some time reflecting on my journey with the organisation.
Wednesday 7 February 2024
Throughout our work with Passion4Fusion, we’ve been incredibly motivated by the optimism and drive of our partners.
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