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Clinical mental health 1 March, London

The Royal College of Psychiatrists' research unit is holding an event on 'Clinical excellence 2000: promoting quality in mental health and learning disability services'.

Details: Sam Coombs, 020-7235 2351 ext 234.

Selling healthcare 1 March, Leeds

'Selling healthcare to Latin America' is a Latin American Trade Advisory Group seminar, providing details of the reforms taking place and the opportunities they present.

Details: LATAG, 020-7235 3651.

Primary care 9-10 March, Sheffield Aconference for primary care managers, organised by Sheffield Practice Managers Group. Speakers include Mike Farrar, branch head primary care, NHS Executive, Professor Beverley Alimo-Metcalf of the Nuffield Institute, and Professor June Huntington.

Details: Vicki Sheil, 0114-271 1343.

Public agenda delivery 10 March, London

A Doctor Patient Partnership conference on 'Delivering the public agenda in the NHS' aims to enable PCG lay members, patient representatives and other healthcare professionals to shape the future of primary care.

Details: Louise Leage, 0151-709 8979.

Mental health research 13-14 March, London

The third 'Big Alternative Conference' of the Mental Health Foundation will include the launch of a userled research report into strategies for living and coping with mental distress.

Details: conference unit, 020-7535 746.

Reintegrating offenders 14 March, London

'Reintegration of mentally disordered offenders into the community', a conference exploring key issues and highlighting examples of successful cooperation, is organised by King's College London's centre for mental health services development.

Details: Liz Kurtz, 020-7633 0241.

Personality disorders 15 March, Salisbury

The professional education and training unit of Southampton University's school of medicine is holding a conference on 'Personality disorders and mental illness'.

Details: David Beck, 023-8082 5543.

Human resources 16 March, London

The Health and Social Care Quality Foundation has arranged a human resource conference for all managers, looking at General Medical Council developments, legislation and other HR issues.

Details: Cats Batchelor, 020-7439 7700.

Dementia care 17 March, Southport

A dementia care conference, organised by the Dementia Relief Trust and the NHS Executive's North West regional office, coincides with the expansion to the north-west of the Admiral nurse service for those with Alzheimer's Disease and other forms of dementia.

Details: Dementia Relief Trust, 0207874 7210.