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

Mental Health Network: Who we are

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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Mental Health Network Membership

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

Zoe Blake

My Mental Health Network: Zoë Blake

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

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.

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Mental Health Medical Directors Forum

A newly established, dedicated forum for Medical Directors for organisations that provide NHS-funded mental health services.

Latest News

CQC report highlights need for support and investment in learning disability services

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Responding to the CQC’s report Out of sight – who cares?, Sean Duggan, chief executive of the Mental Health Network, which is part of the NHS Confederation, said CQC report highlights need for support and investment in learning disability services

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Government must not kick the can down the road on vital health and social care funding decisions

Responding to the Chancellor’s announcement of a one-year spending review rather than the originally planned multi-year comprehensive spending review, Lord Victor Adebowale, chair of the NHS Confederation, said Government must not kick the can down the road on vital health and social care funding decisions

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CQC assessment must be wake-up call to Government to appropriately fund NHS

Danny Mortimer, chief executive of the NHS Confederation, said CQC assessment must be wake-up call to Government to appropriately fund NHS

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Investment signals Government commitment to mental health services but it needs to dig deeper

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Sean Duggan responds to the Government's pledge of over £400 million to remove dormitories from mental health facilities

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