Mental Health Network Membership

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What are the benefits of membership?

We are the only national body that includes mental health organisations from statutory, independent and third sectors.

Our members set the agenda for our work; their values, influence and ownership give us true credibility in the eyes of partners, policy makers and politicians.

The MHN debates

The Mental Health Network leads the national debate on mental health by:

  • Influencing policy and legislation on mental health.
  • Interpret the broader political and policy environment
  • Championing good practice and innovation in the mental health sector.

 Read our key achievements over the past year.

The MHN connects

Our events provide opportunities for our members to hear from key influencers and network with peers.  They unite mental health service providers, national bodies, political parties and cutting-edge researchers.

Our events programme includes:

  • Annual conference and exhibition
  • Regular, bespoke member meetings and events
  • Sessions at the NHS Confederation annual conference

The MHN updates

We dissect the big issues and keep our members up to date with the latest knowledge and thinking affecting the sector.

Besides to our web news and Twitter updates, our members also benefit from:

  • the latest policy briefings
  • cutting edge reports on key areas of the complex policy agenda
  • fortnightly updates from MHN chief executive Sean Duggan
  • e-newsletters with the latest announcements, hot topics and opportunities to get involved

Join us

The Mental Health Network is open to any provider of statutory, independent or third-sector-funded mental health services.

Membership fees are calculated on the basis of organisational turnover, beginning at £6,890 for 2019/20. 

Please note that this includes membership of the NHS Confederation.

To talk about joining the network, please contact Chris Truscott at

Why Register?

Great reasons to register with NHS Confederation

  • Access exclusive resources 
    Access member-only resources and tailor member benefits and services
  • Personalise your website
    Select topics of interest for recommended content
  • Comment and recommend
    Rate and share content with colleagues
  • Never miss a thing
    Register now to keep your finger on the pulse of the NHS Confederation

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