Items are entered free for public sector, voluntary and professional organisations, but we need at least six weeks' notice of your event. Please send details to Uli Jaeger, HSJ, Greater London House, Hampstead Road, London NW1 7EJ. Fax:020-7874 0254.

E-mail: ulij@healthcare.emap.co.uk Due to pressure on space, publication cannot be guaranteed.

Schizophrenia debate 9 October, London HSJ is hosting a Question of Health debate on schizophrenia, 'Weighing the evidence - modern treatments and services for schizophrenia: should atypicals be an option for first-line treatment'.

Details: Jane Warmbold, 020-7874 0231.

Community pharmacy 12 October, London A Nexus conference on 'Community pharmacy - the way forward' will discuss the new role and way of working that is emerging for the community pharmacist with the advent of primary care groups and primary care trusts, the NHS plan and NHS Direct.

Details: Nexus,01926-854455.

NHS Alliance 12 October, Belfast The first NHS Alliance Northern Ireland conference is an opportunity for health and social care professionals to share learning, address issues and developments encountered in the delivery of primary healthcare, interface with policy forming and implementation teams, and to form networks.

Details: Pat Goodall, 01246-410707.

Facilities management 13 October, Sheffield Sheffield Hallam University's facilities management graduate centre is holding a workshop on 'Output specifications', their costs and how to incorporate performance controls.

Details: Louise Smith, 0114-225 4565.

Prescribing management 17 October, London A prescribing management training day on gastro-intestinal disease and nonsteroidal anti inflammatory drugs, organised by Lynda Price Associates, is intended for prescribing advisers, prescribing lead clinicians and others.

Details: Lynda Price, 01582-461660.

Health impact 17-18 October, Liverpool The third UK Health Impact Assessment conference is organised by Merseyside health authority, Liverpool University, Liverpool School of Tropical Medicine and Liverpool John Moores University. Its aim is to present state-of-the-art health impact assessment concepts and methods, and provide practical experience.

Details: Rosemary McMahon,020-7233 8322.

New organisations 18 October, London The National Association of Primary Care is holding an event on 'Delivering the new organisation', a masterclass for second-wave and would-be primary care trusts.

Details: Alex Whitworth, 020-7636 7228.

Older people 18 October, Chertsey 'Psychiatry and older people' is a one-day seminar for representatives of voluntary sector organisations, organised by Bournewood Community and Mental Health trust.

Details: Gary Carey, 01932-872010 ext 2448.

Head injury support 18 October, Sheffield Irwin Mitchell Solicitors, together with the Nottingham traumatic brain injury service, is arranging a conference on 'Managing support workers in head injury - issues in employment, training, care and rehabilitation'.

Details: Michelle Beynon, 0114-274 4628.