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Mental health

10 April, London 'Mental health and social policy: liberty, safety and responsibility' is a Mole conference examining social issues affecting mental health .Topics for discussion include social exclusion, and the state's responsibility for mental disorder.

Details: Mole Conferences, 01273-242634.

Electronic A&E

11 April, London The Royal Society of Medicine Telemedicine Forum, in conjunction with the Institute of Healthcare Management, is holding an evening event on 'Telemedicine and the future of accident and emergency medicine'.

Details: Keith Clough, 01235-521105.

NHS benchmarking

12 April, Leeds The NHS Benchmarking Club will hold its next quarterly plenary session with speakers from the NHS Executive.Tim Sands will talk on health action zones and Steve McKennie on patient partnerships and public involvement.

Details: Bob Travers, 0113-254 5184.

Parent child conference

12-14 April, London The international Parent Child symposium brings together professionals to focus on the fundamental changes taking place in society in the nature of mothering and fathering, the balance between work and family life, and what constitutes good child rearing and child care for the younger child.A choice of lectures, workshops and presentations will be on offer.

Details: National Family and Parenting Institute, 020-7278 1920.

Unison conference

12-14 April, Harrogate Unison's Health Group conference presents health minister John Denham and chief nursing officer Sarah Mullally as keynote speakers.

Details: Gerry Robinson, 020-7698 3016.

Epilepsy awareness

13 April, Surrey St Piers charity is organising an epilepsy resource centre study day for health visitors, school nurses, physiotherapists, paediatric nurses, nursing auxiliaries and all those with a nursing interest in the care of children with epilepsy.The day includes a tour of the charity's resource centre.

Details: Marian Birks, 01342-832243 ext 261.

Social firms

13 April, London East London and the City hea lth action zone is hosting an all-day conference to gain an understanding of social firms and to explore the potential of current and future partnerships for setting up social firms in east London.

Details: Quintessent Training and Consultancy, 01442-264329.

Facilities management

17 April, London 'The seamless facilities management organisation - the mix of in-house and outsourced services: can they work together?' is the title of a workshop organised by Sheffield Hallam University's facilities management graduate centre.

Details: Louise Smith, 0114-225 4565.