Published: 20/06/2002, Volume II2, No.5810 Page 46

Emergency care 9 July, London

'Innovation and good practice in integrating emergency care - towards the modernisation of NHS frontline services' is a Nexus conference for consultants and service managers in accident and emergency, clinical managers and directors, admissions coordinators, nurse practitioners, GPs, medical directors and primary care co-ordinators.

Details: Charlie Wood, 020-7439 7700.

Pathology and food 10 July, London

The Royal College of Pathologists is holding its second annual symposium on the theme of pathology and the environment, focusing on 'Food-borne infections'. The event will give an overview of infection acquired by humans from food.

Details: Michelle Casey, 020-7451 6740.

Management in care 11-12 July, London 1-2 August, Coventry

An Age Concern training course on 'Management skills in care' is designed for people from the care sector who wish to develop and/or build on their existing management skills. It is aimed at new or prospective managers, or existing ones who feel in need of more formal training to enhance their skills and expertise.

Details: Paula Morgan, 01543-503660.

Counselling network 12 July, Leeds

The National Network of Service Providers of Primary Care Counselling, which represents the needs of managed counselling services, is inviting managers and counselling leads to its next quarterly meeting.

Details: Marie Gray, 01784-441782.

Epilepsy implications 16 July, Lingfield, Surrey

The National Centre for Young People with Epilepsy is organising a seminar on 'Epilepsy and communication'.

The event will demonstrate the implications of epilepsy for specialist, mainstream and community settings and include an overview of the condition.

Details: NCYPE resource centre, 01342-831237.

Domestic violence 17-19 July, Leeds

Leeds Inter-Agency Project is running a three-day course for anyone working with healthcare staff to improve services for women and children experiencing violence from men they know. The course includes awareness-raising, the development of good practice and the skills and knowledge required to deliver in-house training on this issue.

Details: Karen Conboy, 0113-234 9090.

Community care charges 18 July, London

'Charging for community care', a Carers UK training unit course, aims to outline the law and guidance relating to charging, examining discretionary procedures for reducing or waiving charges, and considering the recent major changes in residential and nonresidential charging procedures.

Details: training unit, 020-7566 7632.

Doctors'pay 24 July, Leicester

The Institute of Chartered Accountants' doctors group is holding a training course covering all aspects of doctors' pay. It aims to show chartered accountants how to give good value to doctor clients.

Details: Jo-ann Lovatt, 01782-713700.

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: 020-7874 0254.

E-mail: uli. jaeger@emap. com Due to pressure on space, publication cannot be guaranteed.