Bristol enquiry conference 1 June, Bristol 'The Bristol Royal Infirmary enquiry: implications for the NHS, healthcare professionals and patients' is a one-day Socialist Health Association conference presenting main findings and recommendations, the parents', management and CHC perspective, the consultant's and nurses' role, and Lord Hunt's address on the way forward.
Details: Martin Rathfelder, 0161-286 1926.
Treating depression 4 June, Leeds The Andrew Sims Centre for Professional Development, part of Leeds Community and Mental Health Services trust, is holding a course on 'The evidence base for treating depression: making informed choices about physical and psychological treatments'.
Details: course administrator,0113-305 6041.
Quality control 6 June, Manchester An Age Concern training day on 'Quality control and standard setting' is designed for all managers who have responsibility for quality assurance in their work setting.
The event aims to provide a framework with which to understand quality assurance processes, and enable participants to improve personal and organisational practice.
Details: Paula Johnson, 01543-503660.
Youth and addiction 7 June, London The national drugs charity Addaction, together with the Department of Health, Home Office Drugs Prevention Advisory Service, Youth Justice Board and CIS Society, is organising a conference on young people and drug treatment. Speakers include HRH The Princess Royal and the UK anti-drugs co-ordinator Keith Hellawell.
Details: Sue Lea,020-7251 5860.
Promoting partnerships 7 June, Birmingham West Midlands Partnership for Developing Quality is arranging a region-wide conference on 'Promoting partnerships'. Topics include best practice through partnership working;
integration of users/carers into service development; and demonstration that clinical governance is the vehicle to drive change.
Details: Pauline Denton, 0121-245 2530.
Recruitment fair 8 June, Manchester Social Care North West is inviting to the North-West recruitment fair for social care staff, offering exhibitions from over 20 social services departments from the region, as well as private and voluntary sector employees.
Details: Ben Colman, 01204-337303.
Epilepsy care 8 June, Newcastle-upon-Tyne This year's joint Royal College of Nursing/Joint Epilepsy Council of the UK and Ireland epilepsy conference and exhibition will discuss 'Expanding roles:
advances in clinical practice and responsibilities in epilepsy care'.
Details: Gwenda Page, 029-2054 6492.
Diabetes NSF 12 June, London 'The diabetes national service framework: integrating diabetes services - policy into practice' is a Medical Management Services conference to launch a national grassroots feedback report from a series of national workshops.
Details: Sarah White, 01225-333711.