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

The Mental Health Policy Group's 2019 general election manifesto for mental health

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The Mental Health Policy Group - a coalition of six organisations working together for better mental health, launches the Manifesto for Better Mental Health as the new Prime Minister takes up post.

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Labour’s mental health focus continues momentum, says Mental Health Network

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Sean Duggan, chief executive of the Mental Health Network, responds to the Labour Party’s election pledge for NHS funding

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Work needed to improve care for people with learning disabilities

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Sean Duggan, chief executive of the Mental Health Network, responds to the Joint Committee on Human Rights report on the detention of children and young people with learning disabilities and autism

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Troubling rise in detention rates shows urgent need for Mental Health Act reform

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Sean Duggan, chief executive of the Mental Health Network, responds to NHS Digital’s annual Mental Health Act statistics for 2018-19.

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