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Mental Health Network: NHS Long Term Plan represents vital progress

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07 / 1 / 2019 2.18pm

Sean Duggan, chief executive of the Mental Health Network, responds to the publication of the NHS Long-term Plan

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Mental Health Network: Mental health support teams should be available in all schools

Mental health network

20 / 12 / 2018 4.28pm

Sean Duggan, chief executive of the Mental Health Network, responds to the Department for Health and Social Care’s announcement about new mental health support teams for children and young people

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Mental Health Network: Review of 1983 Act helps tackle inequality of access and outcomes

Mental health network

06 / 12 / 2018 10am

Mental Health Network chair Paul Jenkins OBE has welcomed the recommendations made in the review of the 1983 Mental Health Act.

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Performance figures show how ‘tough choices’ lie ahead for the health system, says NHS Confederation

08 / 11 / 2018 5pm

Niall Dickson, chief executive of the NHS Confederation, responded to the latest performance figures

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Mental Health Network: flipping priority to prevention is particularly important for mental health sector

Mental health network

05 / 11 / 2018 11.01am

Sean Duggan, chief executive of the Mental Health Network, responds to the Secretary of State's announcement of his prevention plan

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Commitment for mental health services in Budget is a ‘welcome step’, says Mental Health Network

Mental health network

29 / 10 / 2018 5.17pm

Sean Duggan, chief executive of the Mental Health Network, responds to today's Budget

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5% increase in mental health budget is realistic and absolutely necessary, says Mental Health Network in response to IPPR report

Mental health network

25 / 10 / 2018 2.33pm

Sean Duggan, chief executive of the Mental Health Network, responds to the IPPR's Fair Funding for Mental Health report

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Mental Health increasingly taken as seriously as physical health, says Mental Health Network in response to announcements

Mental health network

11 / 10 / 2018 8.01am

Sean Duggan, chief executive of the Mental Health Network, welcomes announcements by the Prime Minister and Secretary of State on World Mental Health Day

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Deeply concerning Mental Health Act figures show why Act needs overhaul, says Mental Health Network

Mental health network

09 / 10 / 2018 12.38pm

Sean Duggan, chief executive of the Mental Health Network, responds to NHS Digital's annual Mental Health Act figures for 2017-18

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Research shows it is crucial to invest in children and young people's services, says Mental Health Network

Mental health network

11 / 9 / 2018 6.18pm

Sean Duggan, chief executive of the Mental Health Network, responds to research which shows a six-fold increase over two decades in children and young people who say they have mental health conditions

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Implementing the NHS Long Term Plan is a matter of local translation | Michael Wood

16 / 1 / 2019 2.25pm

Much will be written in the coming weeks and months about how the new NHS Long Term Plan is regarded nationally by the various parts of the health service – from think tanks to membership bodies to Royal Colleges. What is perhaps more important, explains Michael Wood, local growth advisor at the NHS Confederation, is how it is seen on the ground by external, local partners. After all, there isn’t much the NHS can achieve in the plan that doesn’t need their support, resources or input

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