Telemedicine 28 June, London The Royal Society of Medicine telemedicine forum and the Institute of Healthcare Management telemedicine programme are running their fourth joint annual conference on 'Building the evidence base - planning for the future'.

Details: Tayo Nong, 020-7290 2988.

PCT finances 28 June, London 'Primary care trusts: the way forward' is a Healthcare Financial Management Association event to develop knowledge and understanding of the management arrangements and financial framework with PCTs.

Details: Hannah Cox, 0117-929 4795.

Warning bells 28 June, near Beaconsfield PsyPhaa is organising a management mindskills development day on 'Does this ring a bell? Warning bells at work' for forward-thinking chief executives, directors, managers, doctors and nurses.

Details: Hugh Gibbons, 01344-451 847.

Disability discrimination 2 July, Lingfield/Surrey 'The forgotten workforce:

how to support people with disabilities in employment' is the title of a half-day St Piers seminar that aims to provide an insight into the Disability Discrimination Act 1995.

Details: Epilepsy Resource Centre,01342-831 261.

Head & neck disease 3 July, Cheshire A conference on head and neck disease, organised by St Ann's Hospice, will present a multidisciplinary view. It brings together a diverse range of speakers representing the perspectives of healthcare professionals and patients.

Details: Pat Cowell, 0161-498 3615.

Beacon open day 3 July, Croydon Healthy Croydon Support Unit is inviting health professionals to an open day of interactive workshops and exhibitions sharing Croydon's practice in health partnerships and strategies and initiatives to reduce inequalities Details:01323-847 687.

Acute medical care 3 July, London A Royal College of Physicians conference on 'Organisational issues in acute medical care' considers the role of medical assessment units, acute physicians and their assistants, advantages and disadvantages associated with hospitals of different sizes, and the interaction and impact of acute medical admissions on primary care, A&E and other specialties.

Details: Conference office, 020-7935 1174 ext 252/300.

Human rights 3 July, Manchester Details: CNA training unit, 020-7566 7632.

The Carers National Association is holding a course on 'The Human Rights Act 1998: its impact on social and healthcare'.