News

The latest news releases from Turning Point are listed below.

Press Releases

04 May 2016 | Employment

Lord Adebowale speaks in Lords debate on employment

The debate followed the Prime Minister’s pledge to increase the BME employment rate by 20% as part of the Government’s BME vision. Lord Adebowale referred to the inequalities that exist for many when entering and progressing in the workplace saying that this debate had a sense...
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20 November 2012 | Substance Misuse | Mental Health | Employment

Turning Point comments on Chris Grayling's rehabilitation speech

"The evidence supporting the efficacy of reducing re-offending projects is overwhelming, we already know through our criminal justice services how issues such as housing, employment and emotional support affect re-offending rates. Mentoring services could provide the foundational shift that is needed to avert our country's high re-offending rates. Chris Grayling's...
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15 February 2012 | Employment

Turning Point comments on new unemployment figures

Commenting on the new unemployment figures, released today, Turning Point's Director of Employment Services, John Mallalieu said; "These rising unemployment figures paint a bleak picture, and particularly for some of the people Turning Point supports. "With large amounts of skilled people now finding themselves out of work too, those who have never...
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24 January 2012 | Employment

Turning Point comments on National Audit Office report on the Work Programme

Commenting on the National Audit Office report on the Work Programme, Turning Point's Director of Employment Services, John Mallalieu said: "Turning Point shares the Work Programme's vision of supporting individuals in finding long-term employment, but the National Audit Office's report highlights some issues with it's implementation. "Rolling out the Work Programme...
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01 December 2011 | Substance Misuse | Learning Disability | Mental Health | Employment | Community Commissioning

Co-production: Giving Communities a Helping Hand

Co-production* is an important factor in health integration. By empowering communities, it delivers improved health care, innovation and better outcomes for patients, according to a new report by the NHS Alliance and Turning Point, with the support of National Voices. Raising the Bar: Driving Co-production through Clinical Commissioning puts co-production at...
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14 July 2011 | Substance Misuse | Learning Disability | Mental Health | Employment | Community Commissioning

Whitehall Must Give Power to the People

"Whitehall must give power to the people" - This was the message delivered by Chief Parliamentary and Political Adviser to the Deputy Prime Minister, Norman Lamb MP at a conference hosted by Lord Adebowale, Chief Executive of Turning Point, at the NCVO yesterday. The unique event, entitled 'Bridging...
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04 July 2011 | Substance Misuse | Learning Disability | Mental Health | Employment | Community Commissioning

Turning Point Responds to Dilnot Report

In response to the Dilnot report into the funding of care and support, published today, Turning Point's Chief Executive, Lord Victor Adebowale said; "We have long needed to achieve an affordable and sustainable system for funding long-term care in this country. The fact that this is being looked into in...
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05 May 2011 | Substance Misuse | Learning Disability | Mental Health | Employment | Community Commissioning

Turning Point Response to Law Commission Proposals

Commenting on the Law Commission's final proposals following their Adult Social Care Project, Lord Victor Adebowale, Chief Executive of leading health and social care organisation, Turning Point said: "This far reaching report provides an important foundation for encouraging and supporting integration. This was one of the key issues raised by service...
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