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

Membership of the Mental Health Network is open to any provider of NHS-funded mental health services.

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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

Workforce pressures and urgent need for building investment highlighted by CQC, says Mental Health Network

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Responding to the CQC’s State of Care report, Sean Duggan, chief executive of the Mental Health Network, which is part of the NHS Confederation, said workforce pressures and urgent need for building investment highlighted by CQC.

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Mental Health Network backs new children and young people’s mental health taskforce

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Sean Duggan, chief executive of the Mental Health Network, welcomes the announcement of a children and young people's mental health taskforce

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Primary care mental health service improves health and saves NHS money, finds new report

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A psychological treatment service working in GP surgeries in Nottingham offers hope to people other services can’t help and has already saved more money than its staffing costs in its first year, according to research published today by Centre for Mental Health with the NHS Confederation Mental Health Network.

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Government must complete unfinished business on health and commit to extra capital investment and workforce spending, says NHS Confederation

Key areas of health expenditure that were not included in the £20.5 billion of NHS funding that kicked in from April this year must be addressed in tomorrow’s Spending Round.

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