Mental Health Network

MHN Conference 2016

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.

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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.

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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

Prime Minister unveils plans to transform mental health support

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In her first major speech of the year, the Prime Minister Theresa May, has outlined a package of measures to transform mental health support in schools, workplaces and communities

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Health Select Committee publishes suicide prevention interim report

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The Health Select Committee has published its interim report on suicide prevention ahead of a revised strategy, due to be published by the Government in January 2017.

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CQC launch investigation into detentions under the Mental Health Act following latest findings from NHS Digital

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NHS Digital has published new statistics which show the number of detentions under the Mental Health Act in England have risen throughout 2015/16.

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Monitoring the Mental Health Act in 2015/16

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In its annual review of the Mental Health Act, published on Friday 18 November, the Care Quality Commission (CQC) outlined how several healthcare services in England are using the Act to maximise people’s recovery, wellbeing and support when they have been detained.

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Cross-sector collaboration is a game changer for social change | Jason Helgerson and Juliette Price

16 / 1 / 2017 9.24am

Most of today’s most pressing social challenges are too complex for any single institution to solve. To move the needle, sectors will need to collaborate like never before. In this post, we get a glimpse into how such an approach is making an impact on some of New York State’s most vulnerable children.

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