Mental Health Network

MHN Conference 2016

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

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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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Mental Health Workforce Project

A joint project commissioned by NHS Employers supported by Health Education England and delivered by the Mental Health Network.

Latest News

Mental health in the NHS delivery plan

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Two years on from the publication of the NHS Five Year Forward View, NHS England has published an updated delivery plan ‘next steps on the Five Year Forward View’.

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Ambitious NHS plan a ‘leap in the dark’, Confed chief warns

The NHS in England has no alternative but to embark on an ambitious transformation plan that poses significant risks and is a leap in the dark, the head of the NHS Confederation has warned.

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Cavendish Coalition calls for workforce safeguards following Article 50

A coalition of leading health and social care organisations has responded to the triggering of Article 50 by calling on the government to safeguard the UK’s ability to recruit and retain staff with the skills needed to deliver high-quality health and social care to local communities.

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Dickson: Quality of care more important issue than provider

The chief executive of the NHS Confederation has stressed the need to focus on quality of care rather than what type of organisation is providing it.

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Why we need to maximise the value of lay member recruitment, training and development | Susanne Hasselmann

18 / 4 / 2017 10.04am

The move toward place-based planning across the health sector places accountability and governance at the centre of debate. Lay members, according to Susanne Hasselmann, will be crucial in making sure local areas get it right.

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