Items are entered free for public sector, voluntary and professional organisations, but we need at least six weeks' notice of your event. Please send details to Uli Jaeger, HSJ, Greater London House, Hampstead Road, London, NW1 7EJ. Fax: 0171-874~

Clinical governance

9 September, Northampton

'Your role, your team, your accountability, your future' is a Royal College of Nursing conference targeting clinical leaders and their teams who want to know how clinical governance will impact on care.

Details: Jenny Watts, 01295-257487.

Achieving focus

17-18 September, Ashford

Sense, the National

Deafblind and Rubella Association, is holding its South-East regional conference on 'Focusing on achievement'. Delegates will have a choice of workshops on issues including deafblindness, sensory impairment and learning disabilities.

Details: Conference information line, 0181-549 6038.

Management in health

18 September, Worthing

Crown Agents for Overseas Government and Administration is arranging a seminar in conjunction with its management of health projects programme. Key themes are 'Primary care groups: open road or blind alley' and 'An international perspective of HIV and AIDS'.

Details: Lynda Taylor, 01903-234444.

Healthcare co-operatives

23 September, Dundee

A seminar on 'Learning from the practical experience of managers in establishing the new local healthcare co-operatives in Dundee' organised by the Institute of Health Services Management's Tayside management club.

Details: Sylvia Mudie, 01382-660111 ext 36803.

Outreach clinics

29 September, London

'Specialist outreach clinics: are the costs and benefits worth it?' is a conference organised by the Centre for Health Informatics and Multiprofessional Education at the Royal Free and University College London Medical School. The event will be of interest to NHS purchasers, managers and clinicians faced with decision- making on the funding and provision of outreach clinics.

Details: Rosemary McMahon, 0171-233 8322.

Clinical governance

30 September, Basingstoke

The Association for Quality in Healthcare and the NHS Primary Care Group Alliance are holding a practical workshop on 'Clinical governance in primary care'. Themes include patient involvement in clinical governance; risk management in primary care; efficacy; health quality achievement; and clinical governance support service.

Details: Association for Quality in Healthcare, 0113-223 7296.

Professional accountability

30 September, London

A meeting of the Royal Society of Medicine's forum on quality in health care will focus on 'Whose quality it is anyway? The future for professional accountability in healthcare'. Contributors include Barbara Meredith of the National Consumer Council, Professor Alan Maynard of York University, John Wyn Owen from the Nuffield Trust, Professor Michael Rosen of the Royal College of Anaesthetists, Nancy Dixon of Healthcare Quality Quest, and Jo Revill of the London Evening Standard.

Details: Judy Mwaniki, 0171-290 2983.