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Mental Health Network welcomes new board members

Mental health network

02 / 7 / 2018 11.25am

The Mental Health Network is delighted to confirm the appointment of its newest board members

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Countdown to Confed18 begins

21 / 5 / 2018 12.29pm

Health and social care leaders are set to gather for two days of talks in June, on the eve of the NHS’s 70th birthday – and the countdown to the big event has begun.

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MHN running election process for new board members

Mental health network

04 / 5 / 2018 11am

The Mental Health Network (MHN) is currently running elections for four positions on its board: two service user representatives, one chief executive representative and one healthcare practitioner representative.

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Brexit could disrupt supply of medicines, Brexit Health Alliance warns

29 / 1 / 2018 8.08am

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

30 / 12 / 2017 Midday

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

22 / 12 / 2017 12.30pm

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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Government announces transformation of children's mental health services

Mental health network

04 / 12 / 2017 5.42pm

The Government has today set out its plans for an overhaul of mental health support for children in England.

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Health services ‘on the brink’, warns Confed

26 / 9 / 2017 11.37am

MPs and Peers have been warned of a health and care sector on the brink of collapse unless concerted action is taken at national and local level to support services.

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Beatrice Fraenkel elected NHS Chair Representative

Mental health network

25 / 9 / 2017 12.09pm

The Mental Health Network has appointed Beatrice Fraenkel, Chair of Mersey Care Foundation Trust, to the Board.

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PHE launch Prevention concordat

Mental health network

01 / 9 / 2017 3.49pm

Public Health England have published a mental health planning resource to coincide with the launch of a Prevention concordat for better mental health.

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Having the freedom to speak up | Dr Judith Graham QN

17 / 7 / 2018 9.36am

Two years on from the introduction of freedom to speak up (FTSU) guardians, what has been their impact on the NHS and what challenges do they face? Mental Health Network board member Dr Judith Graham, a regional FTSU guardian lead, considers the issues.

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