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ALLIANCE Live August Round-Up

Section: The ALLIANCEType: News Item Date Published: 3rd September 2021

Catch up on the various podcasts, videos and webinars that have been released throughout August on ALLIANCE Live.

Meet the new MSPs with lived experience

In our second and third installment of this podcast mini-series, hear from Pam Duncan-Glancy and Karen Adam about their experiences as the first permanent wheelchair user elected to parliament and that of an unpaid carer. Listen to both interviews on Anchor.FM:

Pam Duncan-Glancy (this link will take you away from our website)
Karen Adam (this link will take you away from our website)

Interview with John Scott QC, Chair of the Scottish Mental Health Law Review

John Scott QC provides an overview of the progress of the Mental Health Law Review, encapsulating the three interim reports which have been released so far. John touches on topics including non-consent, the role of carers in the review and what are the next steps.

Watch the full interview with John Scott QC on the ALLIANCEs YouTube channel (this link will take you away from our website)

A snapshot of health and social care

A snapshot of health and social care provides short interviews with individuals and organisations on emerging issues, examples of good practice and innovation taking place within health and social care in Scotland. Watch back on this months snapshots:

tide – Together In Dementia Everyday (this link will take you away from our website)
Guide Dog Scotland’s children services (this link will take you away from our website)

Discover Digital: LGOWIT Public Engagement

Upon receiving a Discover Digital small grant, LGOWIT have engaged with people with long term conditions to better understand their attitudes and needs related to technology for self management. This animation provides a snapshot of some the insights uncovered by LGOWIT.

Watch the short video from LGOWIT (this link will take you away from our website)

Member Spotlights

Member Spotlights provide the opportunity to each of our member organisations to share information about the vital work they do, upcoming news or recent achievements. Here are our members who took part during August:

Includem (this link will take you away from our website)
Signature (this link will take you away from our website)
Wellbeing Scotland (this link will take you away from our website)
Affa Sair (this link will take you away from our website)

Do you have a particular topic you have to listened to on ALLIANCE Live that you would like to hear more of? Or would like to suggest one that has yet to be covered? Tweet us @ALLIANCEScot and use #ALLIANCELive or email live@alliance-scotland.org.uk.

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