Mental health network

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Stephen Dalton

Stephen Dalton – Project Sponsor 

Stephen joined the Mental Health Network as Chief Executive in January 2013. A nurse by background, Stephen has been an NHS provider services Chief Executive for 17 years holding posts in Merseyside, Cheshire and latterly Cumbria where, for 9 years, he was CEO of Cumbria Partnership NHS Foundation Trust.


Sandra Knight - Expert HR Advisor

Sandra has worked in a variety of corporate, human resources and organisation development roles at regional, district, hospital, community and primary care level.

She is currently Director of Human Resources and Organisation Development at Bradford District Care NHS Foundation Trust, a combined community and mental health Trust which she joined in May 2007. She is a qualified executive Coach, ACAS trained mediator and a Fellow of the Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development. 


Wing-San Chan - Administrator


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How grounded optimism could help the NHS change | Dan Charlton

25 / 6 / 2019 11.27am

Whether it’s about attempting to renew culture, cut costs, improve quality or respond rapidly to what’s happening in the wider world, there’s no shortage of reasons why organisations need to adapt and do things differently. But are they any good at it, asks Dan Charlton, director of communications at Sussex Partnership NHS Foundation Trust.

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