27 January, London
Positive people management, a Gate House conference, will look at managing and overcoming negativity at work. Course content includes coping with change, helping people handle pressure, clarifying differences between goals and visions, and getting co-operation and commitment from others.
Details: Francois Smit, 0171-726 4311/251 6889.
CONSUMER INVOLVEMENT IN RESEARCH
28 January, London
The standing advisory group on consumer involvement in the NHS research and development programme is holding a 'learning conference' for consumer and specialist interest organisations, NHS managers and professionals. Research: what's in it for me? will explore the issues surrounding consumer involvement in health research and how it can improve the quality and delivery of health services.
Details: Sue Weston, 01865-226917.
28 January, London
Mind and ConNeCT are organising a conference on Working with postnatal depression: the mother's perspective to facilitate multi-disciplinary working with those affected by postnatal
Details: Mind's conference administrator, 0181-519 2122 ext 213.
29 January, London; 9 June, Leeds
Primary care and PFI is an NHS Estates seminar which aims
to explain the process of writing a successful business case,
emphasising in particular the need to achieve value for money
and the incorporation of best practice.
Details: Barbara Firth, 0113-254 7000.
MEASURING PATIENT CARE
18-19 February, Birmingham
Birmingham University's health services management centre is holding a two-day seminar on Performance measurement in the NHS: a new era? Speakers include health minister Baroness Jay.
Details: Kieran Walshe, 0121-414 3199/414 7050.
18 February, Burton-upon-Trent
Burton Hospitals trust has arranged an EPR information technology seminar to share its experiences on the implementation of electronic patient records. The event will include presentations on a number of IT-related topics.
Details: Lynne Broster, 01283-511511 ext 5944.