News and events

The Scottish Social Services Awards 2018 will officially open for entries next month.

People working in social services across Scotland are being encouraged to start planning their entries now by checking out the 2017 winners’ films and…

As valued stakeholders of Iriss, we would really appreciate your insight and advice as we plan our work for 2018/19.

To help ensure our work plan responds to the needs and priorities of the workforce, we want to know more about your…

We're really pleased to be supporting The International Foundation for Integrated Care's (IFIC) second series of free webinars on people-centred integrated care in practice. The series will focus on active and healthy ageing and preventing and…

This is a summary of what we know so far about the reach and impact of the Outcomes & CO tool based on information gathered between 8th May and 2nd October 2017. The summary provides:

    Overview of the tool     Figures - how many,…

Need support to find and use evidence to inform practice? 

Today, we launch ESSS, our free evidence search and summary service. ESSS will help you find and use evidence from research, practice and experience to inform service improvement…

The Scottish Social Services Council (SSSC) has recently updated its social media guidance for the workforce. It's great to see and is welcomed by Iriss given that we've been promoting the use of social media for learning and development purposes…

The Scottish Mental Health Arts Festival 2017 kicks off this week until 29 October. 

What better time to plug Mindreel, a valuable learning resource that provides access to over 100 films that address a range of mental health issues.…

As part of Self Management Week 2017 (2-6 October) a cross-sector group of information and library service staff will be coming together to promote the various ways in which people living with long term conditions can access information to…

It’s been a little over six months since our event, chaired by Lesley Riddoch and held at GCU during word social work week in March. The day was a great success, and we want to share some of our reflections and the resources from it – especially…

Today we launch a ‘Grow Your Personal Learning Network’ online course / workshop for social services staff.

It is for anyone interested in learning more about the web and social media to support them build personal and professional…