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 Medical Directors Forum

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

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Black History Month 2020

Mental Health organisations supporting mental health for the black population

Latest News

NHS leaders call for a new deal to protect NHS workers and help recover patient services

In a letter to the Prime Minister, leaders from all parts of the NHS are calling for a period of ‘recuperation’ for staff after the extreme and sustained pressures of the pandemic.

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ONS findings show toll of pandemic on mental wellbeing

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The NHS Confederation's Mental Health Network has commented on the ONS findings on coronavirus and the social impacts on behaviours during different lockdown periods.

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Mental health and wellbeing during the pandemic is a priority for NHS leaders


Darren Hughes, director of the Welsh NHS Confederation responds to the latest Welsh Government update on the Coronavirus pandemic

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Across the NHS we recognise that our staff have truly gone above and beyond in the past 12 months


A new report looks at the support available to help NHS staff across Wales maintain their mental health and wellbeing during the Coronavirus Pandemic

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