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HEE report ‘shines a welcome light’ on importance of staff wellbeing, says Mental Health Network

Mental health network

20 / 2 / 2019 9.59am

The HEE NHS Staff and Learners' Mental Wellbeing Commission report highlights the importance of staff wellbeing, Paul Jenkins, chair of the Mental Health Network, which is part of the NHS Confederation, has said

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Mental Health Network seeks nominations for new board members

Mental health network

28 / 1 / 2019 12.42pm

The Mental Health Network (MHN) is currently seeking nominations to two positions on its board: an Independent sector representative and a Third sector representative.

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NHS Long Term Plan represents vital progress, says Mental Health Network

Mental health network

07 / 1 / 2019 2.18pm

Sean Duggan, chief executive of the Mental Health Network, responds to the publication of the NHS Long-term Plan

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Mental Health Policy Group responds to publication of NHS long term plan

Mental health network

07 / 1 / 2019 1.47pm

The Mental Health Policy Group has issued a joint response to the publication of the NHS Long Term Plan

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Review of Mental Health Act helps tackle inequality of access and outcomes

Mental health network

06 / 12 / 2018 10am

The Mental Health Network responds to the publication of the independent review of the Mental Health Act

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Principles for mental health in the NHS long-term plan

Mental health network

05 / 12 / 2018 8am

The Mental Health Policy Group is pleased to present this Consensus Statement with partner organisations committed to improving the lives of people with mental health problems.

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Booking opens for Mental Health Network conference

Mental health network

15 / 11 / 2018 9.05am

​ Early bird booking is now open for the 2019 Mental Health Network Annual Conference and Exhibition, which will be held at the King’s Fund in London on 14 March 2019.

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Mental health leaders welcome first NHS strategy to tackle violence against staff

Mental health network

31 / 10 / 2018 2.16pm

The Mental Health Network says it has the potential to ‘turbocharge’ existing efforts across the country.

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Budget 2018: Mental health and social care in the spotlight

29 / 10 / 2018 6.46pm

What the Chancellor's announcement means for health and care

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Mental Health Network signs letter to Prime Minister calling for better funding for mental health

Mental health network

26 / 10 / 2018 10.47am

Leading voices from across the mental health sector, charities and other public bodies have come together to write to the Prime Minister to put the case for a five per cent annual funding increase for mental health.

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