News and events

"...the world is in the midst of the COVID-19 pandemic with countries easing their way in and out of varying degrees of lockdown, which requires people once again, to adjust to a new way of living. This is the essence of what emotional…

On 21 January, 2021 we'll host a webinar on the topic of 'dual relationships' as part of a series of webinars to discuss and celebrate what is unique about rural social work in Scotland. 

This event will explore the complexity of dual…

The early findings of a research project exploring the impact of COVID-19 visiting restrictions on the relatives of care homes, have been published.

The study titled, Creative Covid Care, explores the creative methods used to encourage…

Residents of care homes for older people in Scotland will begin to receive the Pfizer vaccine against coronavirus (COVID-19) from today.

After more than 5,000 key NHS workers and vaccinators received the Pfizer vaccine in the first few…

First Minister Nicola Sturgeon has announced a one-off payment for Scotland’s lifesavers and care-givers on the frontline throughout the Covid-19 pandemic.

A pro rated payment of £500 will be made as soon as is practicable to all NHS and…

Join us on Thursday, 10 December (1-2pm) for a webinar that will provide an opportunity to discuss the unique potential of rural social work, the opportunities it brings, and just why it is worthy of celebration. Taking account of issues arising…

In September, Iriss opened a call to participate in a project exploring where Near Me video consulting software could be most effectively and usefully applied in social services.

We would like to thank all the organisations who expressed…

Co-production Week Scotland is about bringing people together to share ideas, learning and stories about how co-production puts people and communities at the heart of the support and services they’re a part of.

Find out what events and…

The Scottish Association of Social Workers (SASW), an independent professional membership organisation for social workers and social work students in Scotland, seeks the views of social workers in Scotland on what it can do to address racism,…

Our free Evidence Search and Summary Service (ESSS) helps you find and use evidence from research, practice and experience to inform practice, service improvement and continuous learning.

Over the past few weeks we've added a number of…