Tackling poverty and supporting people’s health

An episode of ALLIANCE Live

ALLIANCE Live shines a spotlight on examples of innovative and integrated working taking place across Scotland within health and social care.

Guests are invited to use the power of story to bring their work or lived experience to life and demonstrate the successes and challenges that come with any endeavour including living well with a long term condition or disability.
More places to listen

More places to listen

Tackling poverty and supporting people’s health
This podcast marks both Self Management Week and Challenge Poverty Week, taking place from 7th to the 13th October 2019. The roundtable conversation highlights the impact money advice workers, based in 9 GP practices within some of the most disadvantaged areas of Glasgow, have had on the lives of many individuals who live there. 
October 8, 2019
Excellence in Care
Excellence in Care is a national approach to develop and implement a world-class, evidence based, national method to assuring nursing and midwifery care that reflects the ‘Once for Scotland’ ethos.The approach seeks to improve, integrate and coordinate the way nursing and midwifery services are delivered within the Scottish public sector to ensure that everyone receives a consistent standard and quality of service. Andrew Moore is an adult nurse who has worked in the NHS for more than 30 years. He has held several clinical and managerial posts, spending most of his career with NHS Ayrshire and Arran. He took up post as Head of Excellence in Care with Healthcare Improvement Scotland 12months ago. He has a particular interest in staff wellbeing and quality improvement. Watch the ALLIANCE Live webinar - Excellence in Care.
October 2, 2019
President of the EESC Brexit Sub Committee, Stefano Mallia Reflects on the Scotland visit
After the end of a long day of conversations with representatives from across sectors within health and social care, ALLIANCE Director Irene Oldfather sat down with Stefano Mallia, to reflect on his visit to Scotland and the relationship Scotland will have with the EESC post-Brexit.
September 23, 2019
A Draft Framework for Community Health and Social Care Integrated Services
Following on from their ALLIANCE Live Webinar Christina Naismith,  Head of Integration Implementation in the in the governments Community Health and Social Care Directorate and David Rowlands Professional Adviser for Integration joined us for a chat providing further insight around the plans for the Draft Framework for Community Health and Social Care Integrated Services.
August 19, 2019
Barnahus Standards
Barnahus, or Child’s House, is a multi-agency and child focused response for victims and witnesses of violence.  Across Europe, the model is characterised by intensive, multi-agency and ongoing support, child friendly setting, and a single forensic interview.  Children and young people’s rights to support, participation, decision making and justice are enshrined in the model.  Fiona Wardell and Rachel Hewitt from NHS Healthcare Improvement Scotland discuss the ongoing implementation process for national standards which will underpin a Barnahus model in Scotland.   You can access the  Barnahus standards scoping workshop  report online on the HIS website using the following link:
July 30, 2019
Children and Young People
Susan Walls, Scotland Manager for Contact and Gill Meens, Young People and Families Scotland Service Manager for Versus Arthritis discuss how their respective projects are empowering young people and their families. Susan casts a spotlight on the role of GIRFEC (Getting It Right For Every Child) and Gill provides an insight into they integrated work they are involved within various  Rheumatology  clinics across Scotland.
July 1, 2019
Make your own podcast for free with Anchor!