ALLIANCE Live round up 30 July – 5 August

Type: News Item Date Published: 4th August 2020
Graphic reads: ALLIANCE Live weekly round up

Find out how you can catch up on our recorded interviews and take part in our upcoming ALLIANCE Live sessions.

ALLIANCE Live interview with the Chief Executive of NHS 24

On 30 July 2020, ALLIANCE Director Irene Oldfather had the opportunity to interview Angiolina Foster, Chief Executive of NHS 24 and put forward members’ questions on the NHS 24 response to COVID, organisational culture, mental health service provision and upcoming winter pressures.

This interview will be released later this week on our YouTube channel.

Mindful walking and mindful eating with Cancer Support Scotland – Wellbeing Wednesday

For this week’s Wellbeing Wednesday, we’re hearing from Stephanie Quigley, Lead Complementary Therapist at Cancer Support Scotland who will provide listeners with an opportunity to focus on their breathing while walking to produce calmness.

Listen to the recording on AnchorFm (this link will take you away from our website).

Upcoming events:

Send in questions for Head of Digital Health and Care at the Scottish Government

In our forthcoming ALLIANCE Live interview, Andrew Strong (Director of Integrated Services) will be interviewing Jonathan Cameron. Jonathan is the Head of Digital Health and Care in Scottish Government, and is currently leading on digital Covid-19 response programmes across the NHS and Care sectors. To propose a question for Jonathan, please contact us via by Tuesday 11 August 2020. You can find out more here.

Train the Trainer – Getting it right for every child approach
Tuesday 25 August 2020 from 10:30-12:00pm

Ronnie Hill from the ALLIANCE will provide a train-the-trainer seminar on the GIRFEC approach. The purpose of this workshop is to enable a broad range of practitioners from the third sector to deliver information workshops for children and young people or parents and carers to inform them about GIRFEC and what it means for them; to bring GIRFEC to life, to make it real for them.

All events will be conducted via Zoom. You do not need to have a Zoom account or to have downloaded the app to be able to take part. All details to join will be sent in advance.

To register and indicate any accessibility needs, please confirm via email to

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