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Ambulance changes 2 February, Newcastle

Managing ambulance change, a seminar for senior managers, is organised by the Ambulance Service Association.

Details: ASA, 020-7928 9620.

Health improvements 2 February, London

Birmingham Universitys school of public policy is holding a conference on Improvement through inspection? Shaping the new Commission for Health Improvement for England and Wales with contributions from commission director Dr Peter Homa, Dr Jonathan Boyce, director of healthcare, Audit Commission, and Denise Platt, chief inspector at the Social Services Inspectorate.

Details: Joan Jones, 0121-414 3086.

Evidence-based medicine 8 February, London

Evidence-based medicine and non Hodgkins lymphoma is part of the UK Key Advances series for nurses, managers, purchasers, clinical audit staff, PCG chairs and formulary leads, organised by East London Universitys Department of health sciences.

Details: Key Advances programme office, 020-8223 4946.

Primary care agenda 9 February, Cambridge

A National Association of Primary Care eastern region workshop will discuss Managing the primary care agenda .

Details: Maggie Marum, 020-7636 1766.

Future of womens health 9 February, London

The Florence Nightingale School of Nursing and Midwifery, Kings College London, will hold an inaugural symposium on Womens health in the new millennium .

Details: Raddiya Nooruddin, 020-7848 3599.

Acute services 9 February, London

Reconfiguring acute services is an Institute of Healthcare Management event for managers and clinicians who are looking at ways of making their services more effective and efficient within a framework of clinical governance.

Details: IHM events department, 020-7460 7654.

Caring about carers 10 February, York

Carers assessments: the key to caring about carers? is a conference for health, social services, education and housing staff concerned with raising standards in carers assessments, arranged by York Universitys social policy research unit in partnership with the Kings und. Health minister John Hutton will give the opening address.

Details: Dr Hilary Arksey, 01904-433608.

Appraisal 10 February and 17 May, London

The British Association of Medical Managers is holding two one-day events on appraisal.

Details: Caroline Kerr, 0161-474 1141.

Positive work 11 February, Hatfield

Hertfordshire Health Promotion is offering a free conference on Working towards a positive workforce.

Details: Helen Curtis, 01707-390865.