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A sector survey on the value of the Iriss.fm podcast.
Iriss was delighted to play a part in the Social Services Awards 2017. We want to congratulate all the winners and everyone who was nominated for an award. The breadth of inspiring work taking place …
Care Home Week, led by Scottish Care, takes place in Scotland this week (12-18 June). Throughout the week, there will be celebrations of Scotland's care homes, the individuals who live and work in…
On Friday 9 June, Scottish Government launched the new National Health and Social Care Standards: My support, my life. 
What is the value of a social services podcast? Iriss.fm has been broadcasting for over 5 years and we've produced over 180 episodes to date. Iriss.fm is a social services podcast - audio recordings…
The Festival of Residential Child Care is a week-long programme of events, celebrating and supporting the work of residential child care across the whole of the UK.  We were delighted to support…
It's Learning Disability Week 2017! We're looking forward to attending the Learning Disability Awards tonight at the Grand Central Hotel in Glasgow, to celebrate, on a national level, the rarely…
Booking is now open for the Scottish Social Services Expo 2017 which will provide an exciting opportunity to learn about current innovation and best practice in Scotland’s social services. Taking…
Short summary of the Iriss SEEDS workshops, which shared experiences, evidence, discoveries and successes
The Scottish Social Services Awards shortlist is now available, announcing the 31 successful entrants making it to the final out of 155 entries nationwide. It includes a mix of individuals, teams…