Published: 24/10/2002, Volume II2, No. 5828 Page 35

Primary care 14 November, Nottingham

The Primary Care Learning Association is holding its third annual networking event.

Speakers include Dr Kieran Sweeney from the Commission for Health Improvement. Topics will include education, training and development.

Details: Ann Fryer 0114-255 7513.

Public involvement 18 November, London

'Public involvement - myth or reality?'will provide a forum for discussion of new arrangements in patient and public involvement in the NHS introduced over the last year. It is aimed at everyone from senior management to patient groups and voluntary organisations.

Details: Laura Milne 020-7 290 3942.

Water fluoridation 18 November, London

This one-day conference will review the background to the Medical Research Council's recent report on water fluoridation and health. It is sponsored by the British Medical Association and the British Dental Association.

Details: Sheila Jones 0151-706 5216.

Reinventing rehabilitation 18 November, London

The Health Advisory Service is presenting a conference on sharing good practice in mental health rehabilitation.

Professor Geoff Shepherd, Dr Rachel Perkins and Professor David Kingdon will be among the speakers.

Details: Karen Cheney 020-7881 9263.

Research for managers 19 November, Manchester

An evening seminar for managers interested in acquiring a research degree is being held by the Manchester Centre for Healthcare Management. It will include presentations from managers on the influence research degrees have had on their careers.

Details: Janine May 0161-275 2917.

Vulnerable adults 20 November, Coventry, 3 December, Glasgow

Age Concern Training is holding a one-day course called 'Abuse of vulnerable adults - developing policies and procedures' for senior staff and managers in any organisation. The course will provide participants with the opportunity to examine the wider issues of abuse and develop policies for its prevention and management.

Details: Paula Morgan 01543 503660.

Policies in action 21 November, London

A working seminar which seeks to inform best practice with cardiopulmonary resuscitation policies within palliative care is being held jointly by the Association of Palliative Medicine and the National Council for Hospice and Specialist Palliative Care.

Details: Phillipa Casbon 01419-652543.

Models of care 22 November, Birmingham, 26 November, Torquay, 29 November, Cambridge

Implementation workshops for drug action team co-ordinators, joint commissioning managers and drug treatment services managers will provide guidance on how and when to implement models of care, the framework of drug treatment services, and lessons from already-piloted models of care.

Details: Marie Therese Keegan 020-7972 2376.