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ALLIANCE Live September Round-Up

Section: The ALLIANCEType: News Item Date Published: 4th October 2021

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

Remobilisation and Recovery with Humza Yousaf MSP

Health journalist Pennie Taylor sat down with the Cabinet Secretary for Health and Social Care, Humza Yousaf MSP. ALLIANCE members questions were put to the Cabinet Secretary and he discussed current issues and future priorities at a time of great challenge and change.  Questions were wide ranging including NHS Recovery Plan, access to specialist nurses, the National Care Service, learning from the pandemic and the impact COVID has had on disabled people, people living with long term conditions and unpaid carers.

Watch the full interview with the Cabinet Secretary for Health and Social Care on the ALLIANCE YouTube channel (this link will take you away from our website).

Cov-Boost study

Cov-Boost is a UK wide study that is currently underway establishing the effectiveness of a third dose of seven different COVID-19 vaccines. Professor Emma Thompson who leads the trials at the Greater Glasgow and Clyde site provides further information as to the purpose of the trial and its importance.

Learn more about the Cov-Boost study with this short video (this link will take you away from our website).

Self Management Research

Want to hear about some of the latest research in Self Management? This panel discussion covers some of the latest learning around self management and long term conditions from academics in the field.

Watch the full panel discussion on the ALLIANCE YouTube channel (this link will take you away from our website).

Emerging themes from Scottish Mental Health Law Review

John Scott QC speaks to ALLIANCE Director for Strategic Partnership and Engagement Irene Oldfather about centring human rights within mental health legislation. Audiences are also given an update on the progress of the Scottish Mental Health Law Review following the recent publication of its third interim report.

Watch the full conversation on the Scottish Mental Health Law Review on the ALLIANCE YouTube channel (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 September:

North East Sensory Services (this link will take you away from our website)

Sensory Team at South Lanarkshire Health and Social Care Partnership (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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