News and events

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…

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…