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

New statistics of deaths reported by coroners

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The Ministry of Justice has published its annual statistical bulletin on deaths reported to coroners across England and Wales

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Mental Health Network annual member survey

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We are keen to ask members of the Mental Health Network to share with us their views about our work in our second annual member survey.

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Mental health will be a golden thread in STPs, assures National Director for Mental Health

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It was a full house at the MHN session as our four expert panellists shared their thoughts about the next steps for taking forward the Mental Health Taskforce report, published in February 2016.

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Missed opportunities: A review of recent evidence into children and young people's mental health

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Children and young people with mental health difficulties go an average of ten years between first becoming unwell and first getting any help, according to an evidence review published today by Centre for Mental Health.

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What the six principles for engaging people and communities mean for me | Mandy Rudczenko

01 / 7 / 2016 12.30am

Carers and citizens shouldn’t have to sit on NHS boards and committees to feel valued, writes patient involvement advocate Mandy Rudczenko.

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