Mental Health Network

Stephen Dalton

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.

Stephen Dalton

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

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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

The Adult Psychiatric Morbidity Survey

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Results indicate a rise in the proportion of people accessing mental health treatment in recent years.

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People with mental health problems still face stigma

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People with mental health problems continue to be exposed to inequality and stigma, the findings of a British social attitudes survey have shown.

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What the planning guidance means for mental health services

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A rundown of the key proposals and must dos for mental health services.

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Planning guidance moves NHS towards two-year planning and contracting approach

First ever September-issued planning guidance prescribes two-year planning and contracting approach as national NHS 'streamlines' planning process.

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How taking the long view on prices can help stabilise NHS planning | Monique Brogan-Duffy

26 / 9 / 2016 8.40am

NHS Improvement's director of pricing on why the time is now for a multi-year tariff.

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