Mental Health Network

Speaker at MHN2017

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

New CQC report on the state of care in mental health services

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The Care Quality Commission (CQC) has launched the findings from its comprehensive review of mental health services.

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MHN opens nominations process for new board members

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The Mental Health Network (MHN) is currently seeking nominations for the position of NHS Chair representative on its board.

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Children’s Commissioner reveals millions of children living in ‘high risk’ environments

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Commissioner calls for action to protect millions of vulnerable children.

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Mental Health Alliance report outlines Mental Health Act concerns

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Alliance warns the legislation overlooks the dignity and human rights of people with mental illness.

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How holding down multiple roles has given me an insight into the real issues with NHS buying | Fiona Burton

24 / 7 / 2017 12.51am

Fiona Burton works as a nurse in the NHS and the private sector, and is a consultant in the commercial world for a company that helps the NHS to improve procurement. Here, Fiona shares her insight into why there is a role for clinicians in the buying process.

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