‘For once a healthcare systems development business which truly raises the bar. Great purpose… and much needed for care providers.’
John Rowley, Managing Director, CareMeds Ltd (2014)
‘Steve combined an enormous amount of professional experience, with the ability to work with all levels of organizations. I would welcome the opportunity to work with him again’.
Jim Cassidy, Revenue Cycle Program Director at St Mary’s Health (Ascension Health) (2014)
’Steve is held in high regard by all the staff in Children’s Services. He is professional and committed to delivering the agreed commission, often delivering more than he is commissioned to do, to ensure that the staff were supported and that the highest quality has been delivered. Steve has excellent communication skills both verbal and written and uses these to engage not only staff but also the children and their families. Steve’s knowledge of medicines management is extensive and he is aligned to national groups e.g. the NICE Medicines and Prescribing Centre. I would have no hesitation in recommending Steve and his company for any future work in relation to medicines management’.
Joan Gowans, Senior Manager Children’s Services & Paediatric Professional Lead, Cornwall Partnership NHS Foundation Trust (2013)
‘Really interesting experiences that were shared…very, very, very interesting and beneficial for us to hear from a service user…good to hear an honest discussion about someone’s mental health…found the session really helpful…’
Feedback from an ‘adherence – bringing the theory to life’ seminar, delivered by Sam Williams and Steve Turner (2013)
‘You have done some really excellent work over the past months which has been very much appreciated by the staff and the management team’.
Alison Cook, Associate Director of Children’s Services, Cornwall Foundation Trust (2013)
‘Many thanks for your input to our conference, your presence made a huge contribution to its success.’
Bev Hallpike Nurse Consultant – Dementia Care Non-medical Prescribing Lead. Norfolk and Waveney Mental Health NHS Foundation Trust (2011)
‘I joined the Strategic Services department at SMS in 1999, when Steve was already established as a Senior member of the team. Steve had a gentle but confident manner, which made him very approachable and personable. He was excellent as a mentor, passing on his solid knowledge and communicating in an easytounderstand manner. The same manner enabled Steve to engage with clients and use his effective listening skills in order to establish their requirements and deliver options and solutions. Steve was exceptionally popular with the client base in a variety of roles, but particularly as a facilitator in various scenarios. I am confident that Steve will be successful in any challenge that he participates in’.
Donna Dawson Change Management Agent/Consultant at Guy’s and St. Thomas’ NHS Foundation Trust (2011)
‘Steve demonstrates a high level of both personal and professional integrity. His clarity on work tasks have led to the deadline completion of a huge project he has been commissioned to support to get off the ground in Cornwall. His skills from his varied past in health, IT and within mental health with NMP made him a perfect candidate to deliver on task in relation to Cornwall Drug and Alcohol teams prescribing project. I would strongly recommend’.
Hazel Wright CPN. Team Leader, Cornwall Drug and Alcohol Team (2012)
‘Steve has worked with the most difficult to engage mental health clients, he has been instrumental in developing new and effective treatment options for clients which have reaped amazing results. He has also been an inspiration in the field of Nonmedical prescribing having developed the NMP peer group supervision process for Cornwall Partnership NHS Trust. Steve’s commitment and motivation has been an example within the organisation’.
Keith Richardson Assertive Outreach Team Leader at Cornwall Partnership NHS Trust (2008)
‘I worked with Steve on a number of different projects as our careers progressed at SMS. He had a tremendous work ethic, an excellent understanding of client needs and worked tirelessly to ensure complex projects were completed to time and quality standards. A definite ‘people person’ he had great skills to mentor and develop his various teams. With a positive, proactive, ‘cando’ attitude he also won a number of awards at SMS for outstanding contributions, and everyone was always very pleased to see him justly recognised. An asset to anyone’s team.’
Lou Chambers HR Manager at Derbarl Yerrigan Health Services (2011)
‘Steve and I were business partners at The Turner and de Bene Consultancy. Steve is an excellent consultant and manager who brings out the pertinent issues and challenges in a clear and robust manner. He always delivers on time and within budget. All the clients he worked with across acute and community health services were without fail pleased with the quality of his work. It was great working with Steve and I miss his intellect and creativity.’
Jill De Bene Accounts Director at CSE Healthcare Systems (2008)
‘Steve’s input into developing and implementing NonMedical Prescribing within Cornwall Partnership Trust has been invaluable. He has encouraged and led audit and research within the group including writing for publication. Steve has also been instrumental in developing a peer supervision group for NonMedical Prescribers to ensure evidence based practice through continuing professional development. I have found Steve to be highly motivated in all that he undertakes and demonstrates leadership by inspiring and sustaining the commitment of colleagues.’
Catherine Clegg Professional Head of Nursing, Cornwall Partnership NHS Trust (2008)
‘I have worked with Steve for 3 years and thoroughly enjoyed working with such a dedicated, able and professional person. Steve is psychologically minded, reflective and a great asset to all those he works with—he has enabled some of Assertive Outreach clients to make great strides in their recovery….’
Kim BowenJones, Clinical Psychologist, Cornwall Partnership NHS Trust (2008)
‘I met Steve Turner in 1997 when I was appointed head of Shared Medical Systems (now Siemens) Strategic Consulting Practice for International clients…I initiated a series of planning sessions with the existing consultants to develop a business plan… Steve was instrumental in identifying what worked, and where we needed to alter our strategy…I had the opportunity to work directly with Steve over several months on a major procurement. The relationships he established, and the credibility he obviously earned with the prospective customer was a major factor is SMS winning this business. His work ethic, reputation and customer demand for additional services earned Steve the recognition as the highest billable hours consultant in the practice. In addition to his reputation with the customer base, Steve was extremely well liked by the rest of the staff, and was always willing to mentor others. It was a pleasure to work with him.’
Jim Cassidy (2008) . Former SMS Business Area Director, Northern Europe
Your presentation to the Pan Thames BMT Clinical Forum was evidently of great interest, and certainly got people thinking and talking… we are very pleased with the quality and thoroughness of the work ….’
Dr Susan Schonfield, CPHM – Specialised Service Commissioning, Croydon PCT. (2002)