News and events

Do you know of a good example of community social work? If so, we'd love to hear from you – or colleagues you know.

Why?

We want to celebrate community social work in Scotland, showcasing what it is and can offer in 2017 and beyond.…

Have you used our Outcomes & CO tool?

We’d love to hear what you thought of the tool, how it was (or will be) used and any other feedback you’d like to share.

Your feedback will inform further developments and will help us…

We're looking forward to launching our new Evidence Search and Summary Service in the coming weeks.

As part of The Right Decision campaign - which aims to raise awareness of the role of the NHS librarian in providing the right evidence,…

Held in June at Crieff Hydro, the Social Services Awards 2017 celebrated the breadth of inspiring and life-changing work carried out by the sector. From the 155 organisations, teams and individuals who entered, to the final ten winners, everyone…

This year, Iriss is working with the new Standards for Health and Social Care Implementation Team to help test out some of the standards in practice. We are working to build an evidence base that bridges the new standards with practice in a…

We were delighted to work with the Centre for Youth and Criminal Justice (CYCJ) to produce Journey through Justice, an online resource that will help children and young people understand the journey through the youth justice system, following…

The Keeping It Real conference at Stirling University on 26 April 2017 celebrated Service User and Carer Involvement in Professional Education and the difference it makes.

This was about showcasing good practice, sharing ideas and future…

Do you want to be able to find work-related information quickly and easily?

If so, you’ll be interested in our latest development. In partnership with Care Inspectorate and SSSC, we’re testing out a new national search service. It’s…

July 1 marks Canada Day and this year the country is celebrating its 150 anniversary; which means a big party, parade, fireworks and lots of other festive activities.

It's an apt time to reflect on the 100,000 children who were migrated…

On the 1st of June 2017, Iriss and SSSC ran a workshop in Glasgow which asked:
 
‘What does good leadership look like in Scotland’s social services?’
 
Supported by CCPS and Scottish Care, we invited managers and and…