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Care pathways 7 March, Leeds The National Pathways Association is holding a meeting on the development of care pathways, a key component of reviewing services. The event will examine national policy, practical tips for involving patients and examples of good practice in a range of clinical areas. Keynote speakers will be from the NHS Executive and the Patient Association.
Details: Jan Harvey, 0151-924 8317.
Epilepsy study day 8 March, Lingfield/Surrey The St Piers epilepsy resource centre is holding an epilepsy study day for nurses. Among the topics will be an overview of epilepsy, including classification of seizures assessment, management strategies and learning, behaviour and living with epilepsy.
Details: resource centre, 01342-831 261.
Health in Scotland 9 March, Dundee An Institute of Healthcare Management lunchtime session will discuss 'The work of the health committee of the Scottish Parliament'.
Details: Sylvia Mudie, 01382-632 106.
Alcohol in hospital 16 March, London 'Alcohol-related problems in hospital settings: screening and intervention' is a conference to examine the research evidence for effective intervention and provide a critical analysis of current policy which emphasises the role of hospitals, along with other generalist services, in responding to alcohol-related problems. The event is organised by the Health Development Agency and the Alcohol Education and Research Council, in collaboration with the school of social science at Middlesex University and the Cardiff addiction research unit at Wales University.
Details: Rosemary McMahon,020-7233 8322.
The law and health 22-23 March, London An HSJ/Emap Healthcare conference on 'Law, government and the health service' offers an update of new and revised legislation relevant to many fields of the health service, including data protection, employment law, health and safety and disability. Keynote speakers include Nigel Crisp, permanent secretary at the Department of Health and chief executive of the NHS Executive, and Professor Aidan Halligan, director of clinical governance at the NHS clinical governance support team.
Details: conference registrations,020-7874 0294.
Risk management 22-23 March, London 'Risk management 2001: maximising patient and staff safety' is a conference organised by Birmingham University's health services management centre in collaboration with Alarm, the clinical risk unit in London, and the NHS Executive.
Details: Ingrid Leeman, 0121-414 7058.
Tuberculosis conference 23 March, London The TB Network and the Foundation of Nursing Studies are holding a conference for anyone with an interest in issues relating to tuberculosis and the development of programmes for effective cure and disease prevention, 'TB network: social aspects and the people's participation in tuberculosis cure and prevention'.
Details: Foundation of Nursing Studies,020-7233 5750.