Mental Health Network Programme Board


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The Mental Health Network Programme is a national programme developed in response to commission from the Cabinet Secretary for Health.    

The purpose of the Mental Health Network Programme Board is to provide performance assurance and governance to the Mental Health Network Programme, using an evidence based approach.   

It can act as a point of escalation for the Oversight Group and will also consider the input and feedback from the Oversight Group into stages/products/progress as applicable.

The Programme Board will be the decision making body of the Mental Health Network, considering highlight reports from the Oversight Group, WSS Expert Advisory Group and the sub-groups when addressing escalated issues.

Sub groups: 



  • Chair (Senior Responsible Owner)
  • Chair of Oversight Group
  • Principal Medical Officer – Mental Health
  • Board Chief Executive Representative
  • SWAG representative
  • HSCP Chief Officers representative
  • Clinical Lead for the Network
  • Local Authority Chief Executive Representative
  • Social Care Delivery Manager
  • psychologyaAdvisor

Supported by:

  • Policy Lead
  • National Wellbeing Adviser
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