ALLIANCE Briefing: Dementia Carer Voices response to third National Dementia Strategy

Published: 26/07/2017

The third National Dementia Strategy was published on 28 June 2017, coinciding with a range of activity in the Scottish Parliament related to the ALLIANCE’s Dementia Carer Voice programme, including a Member’s Debate on dementia in the name of James Kelly MSP, a parliamentary reception and the launch of our latest report – Dementia Carer Voices – Rights and the Carer Voice.Dementia Carer Voices was represented on the National Strategy Group and welcomes the publication of the strategy.  Below we have detailed a number of our initial views on the strategy. 

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The Children and Young People (Information Sharing)(Scotland) Bill – Call for Evidence

Published: 21/07/2017

The Getting to Know GIRFEC Team at the ALLIANCE will be holding a meeting on Monday 21st August at ALLIANCE Offices to discuss the Children and Young People (Information Sharing) (Scotland) Bill and associated illustrative draft Code of Practice. As you may know, this Bill has been put forward by the Scottish Government in response to last year’s ruling by the Supreme Court on sharing information connected with the Named Person service.

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Evaluation of Glasgow Deep End Links Worker Programme Published

Published: 19/07/2017

A milestone in the development of the Links Worker Programme has been reached with the publication of an evaluation study that makes a major contribution to one of the programme's core aims of helping build the evidence base around this way of working. The report, published by NHS Health Scotland, represents the result of several years of endeavour by various actors working in challenging environments and includes interesting findings across several aspects of the programme, together with rich learning of use to development of future research in this area.

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