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Dec 8, 2021

What can rural social workers take from the experiences of the pandemic and how can they stay connected?

Digital technologies and our experiences during COVID-19 have highlighted new ways for rural social workers to connect to and support one another, and gain access to new learning opportunities.

Iain Ramsay,...

Nov 26, 2021

Cop 26, the global United Nations climate change conference took place this month in Glasgow.

What is the impact of the climate emergency on disabled people and how do they have their voices heard? 

Michael McEwan speaks with Susie Fitton, Policy Officer at Inclusion Scotland about their involvement at Cop 26, the...

Nov 22, 2021

The Centre for Public Impact, Healthcare Improvement Scotland and Iriss are together delivering events in November and December 2021 that will explore how a Human Learning Systems approach can support people and organisations to commission health and social care differently.

In this episode, Toby Lowe, Visiting...

Nov 11, 2021

Cop 26, the global United Nations climate change conference is underway in Glasgow, Each country will bring their plans for reducing emissions and combatting climate change.
As a people, community and society focused profession, is there a role for social work in the environment and climate change agenda? And if so,...

Oct 11, 2021

The Minister for Mental Wellbeing and Social Care, Kevin Stewart MSP, officially launched a recovery conversation cafe toolkit for organisations and services.

Developed by the Scottish Recovery Network, the toolkit provides a guide and resources to help people engage in meaningful discussions about what is important to...