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Time to talk about transitions

Taking action to improve the experiences of disabled young people through their transition to adult services and adult years is the subject of our latest viewpoint from Ronnie Hill, ALLIANCE Associate Director, Children and Young People and James Cox, Consultant, ALLIANCE Transitions Study.

General Election 2017 - Ian Welsh: Vote for the right to live well

In a blog which first appeared in Third Force News, ALLIANCE Chief Executive Ian Welsh OBE present the ALLIANCE's manifesto for the General Election in June 2017.

Glasgow Housing Assosiation and What Matters to You?

Our latest viewpoint comes from Gregory Hill-O`Connor, Our Voice Co-ordinator at the ALLIANCE.  Greg tells us about his visit to Glasgow Housing Association and What Matters to You Day.

A better life for people with learning disabilities is possible

Our latest viewpoint comes from Chris Creegan, Chief Executive of the Scottish Commission for Learning Disability.  Chris explains why Learning Disability Week offers an opportunity to reflect on how much we still need to do to improve the lives of people with learning disabilities and crucially, to shine a spotlight on the successes which so often go unnoticed.

Change: the Health and Social Care Integration event

Our Chief Executive Ian Welsh OBE outlines details of the ALLIANCE's upcoming Annual Conference and AGM.

Make May Purple for Stroke

In our latest viewpoint Andrea Cail, Director of Scotland, the Stroke Association explains why the organisation is asking people to 'Make May Purple' as part of their annual awareness month.

Is it time for the Scottish Government to be ‘Realistic’ about antidepressants?

Our latest viewpoint comes from ALLIANCE Professional Associate member Beverley Thorpe, who questions whether Scotland is implementing an evidence-based approach to the prescribing of antidepressants.

Being disabled in Scotland; a health outcomes perspective

The recently released research from the EHRC – Being Disabled in Britain; A Journey Less Equal? – brings together evidence that highlights the gaps that continue to exist between disabled and non-disabled people in Britain. In this viewpoint, Colin Young, Senior Policy and Outcomes Officer at the ALLIANCE looks at the gaps in the experience of healthcare for disable people in Scotland.

'Beta Blogger' - Reflections on the ALISS beta launch

Douglas Maxwell, ALISS Programme Manager reflects on the process which has led up to the launch of the ALISS programme's 'beta' website.

Listen to me I have a Voice

Our latest viewpoint is written by Rachel Le Noan, Policy Officer, Down’s Syndrome Scotland, and highlights some of the key findings from their recent report 'Listen to me, I have a voice'.