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Skin information day
20 May, Edinburgh The Skin Care Campaign, administered by the National Eczema Society, is inviting professionals, carers and people w ith sk in problems to a free 'Sk in information day' covering atopic eczema, herpes viruses, the use of homeopathy, acne and rosacea, psoriasis and skin cancer. Details: Gwen Banford, 020-7388 4097 ext 210.
Integrated care pathways
23 May, Taunton A one-day 'Turning policy into practice' seminar for managers and practitioners is being organised by the Institute for Applied Health and Social Policy, King's College London and Glamorgan University. It will discuss integrated care pathways as a quality initiative. Details: Geoff Hodgson, 020-7928 4994.
25 May, Nottingham The Foundation of Nursing Studies is organising the fourth annual national lecturer practitioner forum.
Details: Foundation of Nursing Studies, 0207233 5750. IT in mental health
25 May, London 'Using IT to promote mental health in young people', a Mental Health Foundation policy and research seminar, will discuss topics such as the @ease website, using a CD-ROM to provide information for young people attending clinics, and how IT provides information in a nonstigmatised environment. Details: conference unit, 020-7535 7461.
26 May, London A Pay and Workforce Research conference on 'Developments in job evaluation in the public sector'will outline the latest legal position regarding equal-value legislation and describe experiences of developing and using job evaluation schemes and their likely future direction. Details: Ingrid Aitken, 01423-720200.
Quality in primary care
26 May, Birmingham Birmingham University's health services management centre is holding a seminar on 'Improving quality in primary care: practical clinical governance', offering a chance to combine approaches to the improvement of quality in primary and community care with the experience and learning of the NHS itself. Details: Ingrid Leeman, 0121-414 7058.
From failure to improvement
1 June, London The Royal Society of Medicine is organising a conference on how the NHS detects, investigates and learns from major quality failures, such as Bristol or Kent and Canterbury. Details: Linda de Klerk, 020-7290 3942.
Primary care nursing
1 June, Manchester An afternoon seminar in the 'Nurses in primary care series 2000' examines the future of community trusts and offers a chance to network and share ideas with colleagues.The event is organised by the Manchester Centre for Healthcare Management. Details: Linda Ingle, 0161-275 2908.