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

Children’s Commissioner report recommendations ‘must be supported’ by government, says Mental Health Network

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In response to the Children’s Commissioner for England report, Sean Duggan, chief executive of the Mental Health Network, said the report highlights ‘an extremely important area.’

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Mental Health Network: On the right path with specialist maternal mental health services but progress dependent on solving workforce crisis

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Sean Duggan, chief executive of the Mental Health Network, responds to NHS England’s announcement that all areas of England have access to specialist mental health services

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Invest in digital mental health services to improve care, says Mental Health Network

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Patient care in England would be improved if more mental health services were given access to significant levels of dedicated funding to support digital innovation.

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Mental Health Act review recommendations must be implemented, says Mental Health Network in response to CQC report

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Sean Duggan, chief executive of the Mental Health Network, responds to the CQC's Monitoring the Mental Health Act report

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