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4 Aug 2020
The 2020 Paralympic Games were due to be held in Tokyo this year over August and September, but have been rescheduled for 2021.   How has this affected the organisations and athletes involved?…
21 Jul 2020
June was Gypsy, Roma and Traveller History Month which aims aims to celebrate the diverse ways these communities have contributed to life in the UK, as well as amplify their voices in the telling of…
7 Jul 2020
Carolyn Wyllie is Head of Community Health and Care at Clackmannanshire and Stirling Health and Social Care Partnership. On 18 June, we had a conversation with Carolyn about the Partnerships'…
26 Jun 2020
Bill Scott is Director of Policy at Inclusion Scotland, an organisation that works to achieve positive changes to policy and practice, so that disabled people are fully included throughout all…

Iriss resources

ESSS Outline
Evidence focused on clinical trials and studies which evaluate the effectiveness of certain support methods.
Towards a model of best practice
Student research which explores how care-experienced people are disproportionately criminalised and over-represented in justice systems across Scotland, the UK and internationally.
ESSS Outline
Evidence summary that provides an overview of recent evidence relating to Covid-19 and how it affects those on low incomes and in poverty.
Insight 56
Provides students and practitioners with the opportunity to critically assess the value of mindfulness as a way of attending to wellbeing in their professional and personal lives.
A short paper on redesigning the homelessness system in light of the Covid-19 pandemic, with insights from Dr Lígia Teixeira, Chief Executive of the Centre for Homelessness Impact.
Insight 55
Provides a review of the research methods and approaches used to evaluate UK-based social prescribing interventions in recent years. It gives an overview of how social prescribing has been evaluated…
Four papers focused on supporting multi-agency communication in working with domestic abuse in families with children.
Coronavirus (COVID-19)
Tips and practical advice that provides assistance in the continued transition.
Responsive technical help
Connects carers to sources of practical help and online information specifically related to Covid-19.
A short paper on social isolation and technology with insights from Nessa Barry (NHS National Services Scotland) about the impact of Covid-19 on this topic.