The impact of COVID-19 on mental health and mental health services will be felt long after the physical health crisis subsides. Self-isolation, financial insecurity, bereavement and increases in substance abuse and domestic violence will affect both people with pre-existing mental health conditions, the general public, and the health and care workforce, with certain demographic groups disproportionately affected.
For NHS-funded mental health services to be given a fighting chance to meet the increased needs of both those with an existing mental illness and the general population, several key conditions must be met. We are campaigning to ensure these conditions are met.
Healthy foundations: integrating housing as part of the mental health pathway
Exploring the steps needed to achieve a more integrated and strategic approach between health, housing and social care.
20 May 2022
Implementing Right Care, Right Person in London
Transforming mental healthcare in London through public sector collaboration.
31 August 2023
Mental health is now barely acknowledged by this government
A recent report showed mental health being in a better place by 2032. For this be a reality, mental health services must be a government priority.
25 July 2023
Welsh NHS Confederation call for national conversation on future of nation’s health and wellbeing endorsed by 32 health and care organisations
32 organisations have come together to support the Welsh NHS Confederation’s call for a cross-government national conversation on the future of health
11 September 2023
NHS Confederation responds to Labour's investigation into waits for mental health patients at A&E
Sean Duggan, chief executive of the mental health network at the NHS Confederation, comments on Labour's investigation into A&E waits.
31 August 2023
Health beyond the hospital conference
How can we best deliver out of hospital care? This event brings together those focused on keeping people well at home and in the community.
27 September 2023 08:00 - 17:15 GMT
Personality Disorder: No Longer a Diagnosis of Exclusion – A Call to Action
Join us as we unite healthcare professionals from across the system to share findings, recommendations and next steps.
28 September 2023 15:30 - 17:00 GMT
Health on the Line
New podcast series, hosted by Matthew Taylor, offers fresh perspectives on the healthcare challenges of our time and ways to confront them.
Mental Health Network
The voice of NHS-funded mental health and learning disability service providers and commissioners in England.