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.

Zoe Blake

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

Mental Health Network comments on Coronavirus Bill

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Sean Duggan, chief executive of the Mental Health Network, comments on the proposed Coronavirus Bill

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Stretched staff doing their best to provide great care but mental health services need more staff and modern facilities

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Sean Duggan, chief executive of the Mental Health Network, responds to the Parliamentary and Health Service Ombudsman’s report on NHS mental health services

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Bookings open for NHS ConfedExpo

Bringing together the NHS Confederation’s annual conference and exhibition with NHS England and NHS Improvement’s Health and Care Innovation Expo, the two-day gathering in June is set to be the biggest health and care event in the UK.

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Dramatic increase in mental health staff needed

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Responding to the BMA’s report Measuring progress: Commitments to support and expand the mental health workforce in England, Sean Duggan, chief executive of the Mental Health Network, which is part of the NHS Confederation, said dramatic increase in mental health staff needed.

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