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

Swift action needed as COVID19 pandemic worsens mental health

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The Mental Health Network has responded to ONS data on coronavirus and depression in adults in Great Britain for June.

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Mental health services face ‘rising tide’ in demand due to coronavirus

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People requiring support and treatment for their mental health are at risk of not getting the care they need and their conditions deteriorating due to increased demand brought about by the coronavirus pandemic, and constraints in what services can deliver.

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Joint working between PCNs and mental health providers must accelerate in the aftermath of COVID-19

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Joint working between primary care networks and providers of mental health services must accelerate if the NHS is to help the huge increase in the number of people needing support for their mental health in the coming months and years.

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Health leaders seriously concerned about impact of COVID-19 on their staff

Chief executives from across the NHS in England have become seriously concerned about their staff, with increased levels of anxiety and fatigue being reported during the pandemic.

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