Assessing Young Carers’ Health And Wellbeing

The Children and Young People’s Commissioner Scotland, in partnership with Carers Trust and Scottish Young Carers Services Alliance, commissioned Blake Stevenson to gather the views of young carers on their mental health and wellbeing.  For this project, we collaborated with a local illustrator who attended the Scottish Young Carers Festival with us to work with […]

Delivering High Quality Healthcare Standards

The Nursing & Midwifery Council (NMC) regulates nurses and midwives in England, Wales, Scotland and Northern Ireland. It sets standards of education, training, conduct and performance so that nurses and midwives can deliver high quality healthcare throughout their careers. Blake Stevenson was appointed by NMC to test the nursing competencies and education framework that individuals […]

Scottish Government Third Sector Interface Evaluation

The Scottish Government commissioned Blake Stevenson, in partnership with Arrivo Consulting, to evaluate the role, function and effectiveness of the Third Sector Interface model and Voluntary Action Scotland (VAS), and to explore what the future strategic direction and approach to third sector support in Scotland should be at the local level. This comprehensive study involved […]

Glenys Retires

Events across Scotland as part of work to develop an impact measurement framework for the Booked! Programme.

Edinburgh International Book Festival on the road

Events across Scotland as part of work to develop an impact measurement framework for the Booked! Programme.

Libraries Lead The Way

Our work with libraries continues to highlight the important role they play in communities across the country

Talk To Us About Stop And Search

We are currently undertaking qualitative research for the Scottish Police Authority on the public’s experiences of stop and search, and the impact of the policy on individuals and their communities. We are currently recruiting people to take part in the research. Please share the information below with anybody resident in the selected areas who may […]

Piloting The Place Standard Tool

The quality and design of a place has a significant impact on peoples’ lives. The Scottish Government, are amongst many who are focusing on the importance of maximising the potential of the physical and social structures in our communities to promote good health, wellbeing and a good quality of life. In late summer we completed […]

We’d love to hear your experiences of the justice system

We want to hear about your experiences resolving disputes about the quality of goods, workmanship or where money is owed through the Scottish Justice System.