Published: 22/08/2002, Volume II2, No. 5819 Page 32

Skin information 7 September, Salisbury

The Skin Care Campaign is holding a free 'Skin information day' to enable people to learn more about their skin and improve understanding, management and coping skills.

Details: Gwen Banford, 020-7388 4097 ext 210.

A&E review 10 September, London

'Accident and emergency medicine in 2002: a multidisciplinary review' is an Insight TDC conference reviewing the issues in emergency medicine and their relevance to those involved in emergency care.

The event will be of relevance to A&E medical practitioners of all grades, A&E nursing staff, emergency nurse practitioners, paramedics and ambulance staff.

Details: conference manager, 020-8249 8331.

Patient-public involvement 11 September, London

The College of Health is organising a workshop on 'Inclusive patient and public involvement'. It will enable participants to include all relevant social groups, including minorities and those facing discrimination, in patient and public involvement in healthcare. It will also support participants in developing open and inclusive processes and targeting specific hard-to-reach groups.

Details: Francesca Avbara or Jessica Bush, 020-8983 1225.

Labour health policy 19 September, Liverpool

The Socialist Health Association is holding an evening meeting to discuss the Labour Party health policy consultation document.

It is open to the public and nonmembers of the Labour Party.

Details: Martin Rathfelder, 0870-013 0065.

Midwifery control 26 September, Cambridge

The 2nd annual Rosie conference, organised by Addenbrooke's trust and the Midwives Information and Resource Service, will look at '100 years of midwifery legislation: who controls midwifery?' The conference focus will be contemporary issues relating to the control of midwifery in the 21st century.

Details: Dorothy Woodhouse, 01223-217 669.

Childbirth environments 26 September, London

'Modernising childbirth environments' is an Office for Public Management workshop for managers and heads of services, midwives and obstetricians, voluntary sector organisation staff, academics, researchers and planners with an interest in changing birthing environments.

Details: Jacqui Barker, 020-7239 7816.

Performance partners 26-27 September, London

A Public Futures 'Performance in government' conference will discuss how sponsors and stakeholders establish modern performance partnership arrangements with service delivery organisations, and what role audit and inspection regimes play in performance measurement, management and reporting.

Details: Alison Essery, 01600-780 431.

Wanless lecture 27 September, London

The Association of Chartered Certified Accountants invites healthcare staff to a free lunchtime lecture by Derek Wanless, author of Securing our Future Health: taking a long-term view.

Details: Kevin Parker, 020-7396 5877.

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.

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