Teenage pregnancies 21 June, London 'Tackling teenage pregnancy' is a one-day Nexus conference supported by the British Pregnancy Advisory Service with input from the Family Planning Association. It will examine strategies to combat unwanted pregnancies among teenagers.

Details: Geoffrey Bowden, 020-7439 7700.

Epilepsy study day 21 June, Lingfield/Surrey St Piers is holding an electroencephalograph study day for general paediatricians and those with a medical interest in epilepsy.

Details: St Piers, 01342-831 261.

NHS Alliance regions 21 June, London 28 June, Exeter 10 July, Darlington 11 July, Birmingham NHS Alliance regional meetings consist of a mixture of plenary and workshop sessions addressing the key issues and challenges facing primary care organisations. Topics to be covered include performance management, intermediate care and continuing professional development.

Details: Sally Simmons, 0118-949 7891.

Healthcare HR in Wales 21-22 June, Cardiff 'Making the mission possible' is a conference organised by the Association of Healthcare Human Resource Management (Wales) and the Welsh Assembly.

Speakers include Welsh health minister Jane Hutt, Welsh health and social secretary Ann Lloyd, Ray Mailly, NHS head of pay modernisation implementation, and Neil McKay, NHS chief operating officer.

Details: Mandy Price-Jenkins,01633-623 844.

Priority scoring 22 June, Birmingham Birmingham University's health services management centre is holding a seminar on 'Do priority scoring and slot systems manage demand?'.

The event will also present the findings from a Department of Health-funded research project.

Details: Sarah Stewart, 0121-414 3086.

Stroke summit 26 June, Wrightington Southport and Formby and West Lancashire community health councils are organising a stroke summit, structured as a care pathway.

Details: Frances Shaw, 01704-536 262.

Hepatitis C infection 26 June, London A one-day symposium on hepatitis C infection will discuss new evidence for clinically effective management. It is organised by East London University's key advances in clinical practice programme.

Details: programme office, 020-8525 8660.

Acute mental care 26-27 June, York 'Acute care: community and hospital approaches to effective treatment' is the title of a Sainsbury Centre for Mental Health summer conference discussing the delivery of effective interventions, treatment settings and key skills required of the workforce.

Details: Sarah Lord, 020-7827 8384.

Absence and sickness 26 June, Cardiff 'Absence and long-term sickness' is a course run by Age Concern.

Details: Paula Johnson, 01543 503660.