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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Our people

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

EU staff make vital contribution to NHS, MPs told

MPs have been told of the critical contribution EU staff make to the NHS and social care, and warned that post-Brexit policies must shore up future workforce needs to ensure the health and social care system's sustainability.

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£886m year-to-date deficit for providers

The NHS provider sector has reported a £886m year-to-date deficit, with the sector forecasting a year-end deficit of £873m, according to NHS Improvement.

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Policing and Crime Bill receives Royal Assent

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The Policing and Crime Bill today received Royal Assent meaning it now becomes an Act of Parliament

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West Midlands Commission publish action plan on driving better mental health

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The West Midlands Combined Authority’s (WMCA) Mental Health Commission, chaired by Rt Hon Norman Lamb MP, has worked with a wide range of organisations to develop an action plan for change called Thrive West Midlands.

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The challenge of Brexit for paediatric research | Dr Mark Turner and Sarah Collen

15 / 2 / 2017 9.30am

The impact of Brexit on paediatric care must be followed closely over the next few years – Dr Mark Turner and Sarah Collen explain why.

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