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

Our people

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.

Zoe Blake

My Mental Health Network: Zoe 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

Reset of the way we plan and deliver mental health services is needed

The global Covid-19 pandemic is likely to increase the number of people in Britain experiencing a mental health problem in the next two years, according to an analysis published today by Centre for Mental Health.

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Health workers will need support long after the pandemic

Responding to the IPPR's Care Fit For Carers report, Danny Mortimer, chief executive of NHS Employers, which is part of the NHS Confederation, said health workers will need support long after the pandemic.

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NHS England and NHS Improvement launches wellbeing support for health staff

The NHS has launched a package of wellbeing measures as part of a bid to support the health service’s 1.4 million staff as they work to tackle the coronavirus.

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Mental Health Network comments on Coronavirus Bill

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Sean Duggan, chief executive of the Mental Health Network, comments on the proposed Coronavirus Bill

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