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: 0171-874 0254.

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Millennium midwives

20 May, Birmingham

The English National Board for Nursing, Midwifery and Health Visiting is organising its annual midwifery conference, 'Preparing for the birth of the millennium: dynamism, debate and delivery'.

Details: Conference office, 0171-391 6285.

The Carers Act in practice

3 June, London

The Carers National Association training unit is running a one-day course for health and social services workers, advisers and policymakers aiming to review the Carers (recognition and services) Act and its implications for carers and service providers.

Details: Liz Raymond,

0171-490 8818.

Understanding complaints

4 June, London

'The complaints maze: understanding each other's procedures for effective joint working' is a learning conference for health authorities, local authorities, community health councils and the voluntary sector. Speakers include Trish Davies from the Department of Health, deputy ombudsman Peter McMahon and Elizabeth Manero, chair of Barnet CHC.

Details: Pam Hughes,

0181-367 5392.

Quality in health

8 June, London

A Royal Society of Medicine quality in healthcare forum meeting will discuss 'Quality indicators and league tables: use and abuse'.

Details: Kate Lindley,

0171-290 2900 ext 4907.

Starting bright and early

9 June, London

Public health minister Tessa Jowell will speak at 'Sure start - brighter future', a conference organised by the British Association for Early Childhood Education.

Details: Early Education, 0171-739 7594.

Tuberous sclerosis

10 June, Sheffield

The Tuberous Sclerosis Association is holding a multi-disciplinary study day, looking at diagnosis, treatment and management of the condition.

Details: Janet Medcalf, 01527-871898.

Disability matters

10 June, Peterborough

'Disability matters' is a multi-disciplinary conference, organised by Peterborough Hospitals trust, to examine and exchange good practice in the health and business sectors.

Details: Mary Martin, 01733-874684.

Clinical audit

10-11 June, Keele

The North Staffordshire clinical audit department is offering a 'Clinical audit and effectiveness training for clinical audit staff' workshop. It is based on the practical experience of one of the largest clinical audit departments in the country and includes principles of evidence-based practice, with an emphasis on secondary care.

Details: Nicola Chadwick, 01782-554592.

Cancer pain

14 June, London

East London University's centre for health services research is holding a symposium on new evidence for clinically effective management of cancer pain, targeting nurses, managers, purchasers and clinical audit staff.

Details: Key Advances Programme office, 0181-849 3486.