Self-directed Support is falling short of disabled people’s ambitions
Area of Work: Self-directed Support
New report urges local authorities and the Scottish Government to do more to help people take control of their own social care support.
SAMH publish video update on changes to the Mental Health Act
The Scottish Association for Mental Health (SAMH) has published a video update on changes to the Mental Health Act.
Right to social security – new animation launched
The Scottish Human Rights Commission has launched a new short animation on the right to social security.
WHO report reviews impact of urban green space interventions on public health issues
Area of Work: Self Management Fund
World Health Organisation reviews the impacts and effectiveness of urban green space on public health issues.
Health and Sport Committee reports on a year of progress
The Scottish Parliament's Health and Sport Committee has published its annual report for 2016-17.
Experiences of Transitions to Adult Years and Adult Services – New Report
The ALLIANCE and the Scottish Government, have published a new report: Experiences of Transitions to Adult Years and Adult Services.
What matters to you day – 6 June 2017
Area of Work: Carer Voices
The ‘What matters to you?’ team have been redeveloping the resources, and are pleased to let you know that these are now available.
Over Half Of Deaf People Have Experienced Discrimination At Work, Job board Survey Finds
Area of Work: Membership
To raise awareness for Deaf Awareness Week, Total jobs shares research which highlights the experiences of deaf employees in the workplace.
Joint response to Mental Health Act regulations
Area of Work: Policy
The ALLIANCE and members joint response to a Health and Sport Committee on new regulations underpinning the Mental Health Act.
Place Standard assesses how your environment influences health and wellbeing
NHS Health Scotland and partners have today published a short film about the Place Standard.
Next UK Government must commit: no more cuts to disability benefits
A national coalition of charities and organisations is urging the next UK Government to protect disability benefits from further cuts.
VoiceOver Interpreting launch pilot of video link interpreting service
ALLIANCE associate members VoiceOver Interpreting Services have opened the pilot of Connected their video link interpreting service.
Survey reveals hidden impact of arthritis on mental wellbeing
New survey results by Arthritis Care in Scotland have revealed the hidden impact that living with arthritis is having on mental wellbeing
Death awareness week Scotland 2017
Find out how you can support death awareness week 2017.
‘Asking the right questions’
New mental health project aims to decide the 10 most pressing questions about digital technology for mental health.