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.

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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

2017/18 NHS Mandate and mental health

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The Department of Health has published the NHS mandate for 2017-18. This sets out the government’s objectives for NHS England, as well as its budget.

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Health Select Committee publish suicide prevention report

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The Health Select Committee has published its full report on suicide prevention, following the interim report in December 2016.

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Budget announcement is ‘good news’ for health and social care

The chancellor, Philip Hammond, has announced the details of the government's Spring Budget for 2017

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Five Year Forward View for Mental Health one year on

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NHS England has published an overview of the progress of the first year of the mental health taskforce report, the Five Year Forward View for Mental Health.

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Speech, language and communication needs: a high priority for your services? | Rob Webster

22 / 3 / 2017 2.30pm

Next year marks ten years on from a government review into services for children and young people with speech, language and communication needs (SLCN). NHS chief executive Rob Webster, who leads a trust which delivers SLCN services, reflects on progress over the past decade and what needs to happen next.

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