Diversity in the NHS 21 January , London

Leading diversity: a model for organisational change is a Gate House workshop for NHS chief executives, directors, managers and team leaders who are committed to action in leading diversity in the workplace.

Details: Lindsay Aitken, 0171-420 3531/3533.

Community trusts 24 January , Birmingham

Birmingham University s health services management centre is holding a seminar on Community trusts: contemplating the future. T will seek to combine the centre s evaluations of primary care groups and personal medical services pilots with practical case studies.

Details: Ingrid Leeman, 0121-414 7058.

Charitable funds 25 January , London

Charitable funds: policy and accounting issues for 2000, a one-day conference organised by the Healthcare Financial Management Association, will discuss policy, accounting and audit issues around charitable funds, with representatives from the Charity Commission, the NHS Executive and Audit Commission.

Details: HFMA, 0171-543 5780.

Integrated care pathways

25 January, London 5 February, York 16 February, Chester 28 February, Edinburgh 6 March, Gloucester

A practical seminar for staff developing integrated care pathways.

Details: Sue Middleton, 01244-545042.

Mental health 26 January , Rochester

A National Schizophrenia Fellowship workshop on Managing the change in mental health: developing an action plan facilitated by Dr Edward Peck, director of the centre for mental health services development at London's Kings College.

Details: Emma Williams, 01225-33371 1.

Carers benefits 27 January , London

The Carers National Association training unit is holding a course for workers and advisors already familiar with the benefits system that aims to provide more detail of carers benefits in particular.

Details: training unit, 0171-490 8818.

Telemedicine 27 January , London

Telemedicine: risks and rewards is a conference hosted by the Centre for Law Ethics and Risk in Telemedicine and chaired by John Wyn Owen, secretary of the Nuffield Trust for Research and Policy Studies in Health Sciences. The event coincides with the launch of the Department of Health's telemedicine framework strategy .

Details: Monica Dennis, 01222-694741.

Counselling service

28 January , Chesterfield 30 June, Chesterfield 27 October , Chesterfield

A National Network of Counselling Service Providers meeting will be held three times this year.

Details: Lisa Motais, 01246-552968.