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Mar 27, 2014

The Public Bodies (Joint Working) (Scotland) Bill that has passed through Scottish Parliament is aimed at ensuring closer integration of health and social care services across Scotland.

Given a growing older population on the one hand and a past history of sometimes difficult working relationship between health and...


Mar 21, 2014

Plan P: New approaches to prevention with older people, is an Iriss project which addresses the issue of social isolation and loneliness amongst older people. Each quarter the advisory group records a group discussion about a related aspect of prevention. This is the second discussion - 'How can we ensure that...


Mar 14, 2014

Michael McEwan of Able Radio catches up with John Paul, a Director of Dates-n-Mates, at the Arches to talk about Late, Scotland's first inclusive club night for people with learning disabilities.

Dates-n-Mates Melisa House, Unit 3 Festival Court, Brand Place, Glasgow G51 1DR

Phone 0141 427 2957

Text or phone us at 07765...


Mar 14, 2014

Rhiann McLean, lead on Fit for the Future, a joint Iriss and Scottish Care project, speaks to Iriss.fm about the project's aims and objectives and gives us an update on progress to date. Fit for the Future is a project dedicated to inspiring better outcomes for older people in Scotland.

Music Credit: Something Elated by...


Mar 12, 2014

Lisa Curtice in conversation with Henrietta Trotter who was closely involved with the Pioneer Health Centre, popularly known as the Peckham Experiment. The centre was set up in 1926 as a public health research study and became something of an icon for people interested in self organising communities.

The Peckham...