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Supervision and coaching 13 December, Guildford An Age Concern training course on 'Supervision and coaching' aims to enable participants to identify the integrated roles of supervision and coaching, highlighting the need for analysis in personal development and clarifying the stages in effectively addressing poor performance.

Details: Paula Johnson, 01543-503660.

NHS cancer plan 13 December, Birmingham 'The NHS cancer plan: driving forward the implementation' is a practical one-day Nexus event discussing best practice initiatives from around the country, showing how to make this plan a reality and how to put it into practice.

Details: Roslyn Wheeler, 01926-854455.

Working-time regulations 13 December, Boroughbridge Pay & Workforce Research is holding a workshop on 'The working-time regulations, measuring the progress' to follow up progress being made on career grade doctors and other non-medical staff. It will be chaired by Ann Buck, director of human resources at Bedord Hospital trust and chair of the working time sub-group of the Eastern HR Directors Network.

Details: Becky Bird, 01423-720200.

Healthy housing 14 December, London 'Cutting the cost of crime and nuisance' is a seminar organised by Room, the National Council for Housing and Planning, looking at practical initiatives from different parts of the country and demonstrating examples of good practice in cutting the risk and cost of crime.

Details: Mary Murphy, 020-7251 2363.

Diabetes workshop 16 January, Bradford 17 January, Birmingham 24 January, Manchester 6 February, Cardiff Medical Management Services is holding free regional workshops on 'Integrated diabetes services - time to respond'.

Details: Sarah White, 01225-333711.

Fundraising ideas 22 January, Harrow/Middlesex Margaret Amos, fundraising manager for the Children's Centre Fund, Northwick Park Hospital, and Andrew Thomas, chief executive of Charity Consultants, are holding a seminar for health and hospital fundraisers to exchange ideas, learn from each other and explore the possibility of starting an Institute of Charity Fundraising Managers interest group.

Details: Margaret Amos, 020-8869 3302.

NHS finance 23 January, London 'An introduction to NHS finance' is organised by the Chartered Institute of Public Finance and Accountancy and will cover current issues in NHS finance, including the NHS plan, governance issues, partnership arrangements and preparing finance staff for the modernised NHS.

Details: Alexandra Aarons, 020-7543-5757.

Integrated medicine 23-24 January, London 'Evidence-based, patient-centred integrated medicine', an international two-day conference, is jointly organised by the Royal College of Physicians and the US's National Institutes of Health.

Details: conference office, 020-7935 1174 ext 436/300/252.