Reports

Reports, project outcomes, articles and other documents.

Supporting workforce challenges

Process and evaluation

Tea-brief

Project rationale

Supporting Workforce Challenges is a continuation of Iriss' project The View from Here which aimed to understand the experiences of Scotland's social services workforce. This project was developed as a response to the wealth of qualitative data about the daily challenges facing those who provide care and support.

Co-producing Cultural Competency

Working with the Govanhill Roma Community

Co-producing Cultural Competency
Project inspired by the Iriss evidence summary that explores social work’s role in upholding the human rights of Scottish Gypsy Travellers.

What the public think about Scottish social services and why

Report summary produced by Iriss on behalf of the Social Work Services Strategic Forum

What the public think about Scottish social services and why
This summary, produced by Iriss on behalf of the Social Work Services Strategic Forum, presents the key findings of research which set out to better understand public perceptions of social services. It explores the level of knowledge, understanding and attitudes towards social services and the reasons for these views.

Gypsy Traveller history in Scotland

A pictorial timeline

Gypsy Traveller harvesting fruit

Gypsy Travellers are largely absent from history or misrepresented and mythologised in our culture and folklore — often in the crudest and most damaging of ways. Their story is often untold or misunderstood, reinforcing their marginalisation in society with denial of identity, visibility and respect.

Imagining the Future: leadership for change programme

Workshop summary report

Ardoch House, Loch Lomond
Participants from the Imagining the Future Systems Leadership Community of Practice came together to take part in a follow-up day. They were joined by 35 systems leaders undertaking the NHS Leadership Academy's Intersect Programme.

Leading change in supervision

Messages from practice

Supervision meeting
Report that describes the rationale, process and learning from a project which explored the topic of supervision with a group of six partners.