Mental Health Network

Speaker at MHN2017

The Mental Health Network of the NHS Confederation is the voice for NHS funded mental health and learning disability service providers in England. 

We represent NHS providers from across the statutory, independent and third sectors in working with government, regulators, opinion formers, media and the wider NHS to promote excellence in mental health services and the importance of good mental health.

Sean Duggan

Our people

Find out who's who and meet our board and the team.

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About the Mental Health Network

Our work is driven by our commitment to improving mental health care and the provision of mental health and disability services.

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Membership

Membership of the Mental Health Network is open to any provider of NHS-funded mental health services.

Rob Brougham

My Mental Health Network: Rob Brougham

The Mental Health Network is pleased to publish a series of online articles dedicated to profiling our members and their experience of the network.

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Mental Health Workforce Project

A joint project commissioned by NHS Employers supported by Health Education England and delivered by the Mental Health Network.

Latest News

Brexit could disrupt supply of medicines, Brexit Health Alliance warns

Unless a deal is reached, medicines and medical technologies could be delayed or even become unavailable to patients when the UK leaves the EU.

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Healthcare workforce recognised in New Year's Honours

The outstanding service of clinical, managerial and voluntary staff within 22 NHS Confederation member organisations has been recognised in the 2018 New Year’s Honours.

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2018: Dates for your diary

We have a packed programme of activity lined up for NHS Confederation members in the new year. Add these dates to your diary to keep informed, stay connected and shape the latest healthcare policy.

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Consultation launched on conditions for prescribing over-the-counter medicines

NHS Clinical Commissioners and NHS England have launched a joint consultation on commissioning guidance detailing conditions for which over-the-counter items should not routinely be prescribed in primary care.

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Why the CQC was warmly received by independent hospitals, despite the public glare of scrutiny | Dr Howard Freeman

18 / 4 / 2018 8.36am

Dr Howard Freeman considers the main takeaways from the quality regulator’s latest assessment of independent sector hospitals.

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