Mental health

14 October, London

The Institute of Psychiatry, South London and Maudsley trust, is holding a conference on religious identity and mental health to address the difficulty experienced by many psychiatrists in evaluating the relevance and importance of religious and spiritual material in the context of psychiatric assessment.

Details: Lee Wilding,0171-919 3170.

Accounts Commission

15 October, Aberdeen

The Institute of Healthcare Management's Grampian management club is offering a lunchtime session on the role of the Accounts Commission in Scotland, featuring director of health and social studies Caroline Gardner. Non-members are also welcome.

Details: Ed Witkowski,01224-681818 ext 53999.

Integrated care

15 October, Birmingham

'Integrated care: does practice make perfect?' is a seminar organised by Birmingham University's health services management centre designed to allow participants to explore different types of integrated care.

Details: Barbara Croft,0121-414 7058.

Good general practice

15 October, Grantham

The Primary Care Learning Association's autumn event is a conference with a range of workshops and an exhibition of good practice in primary care development. A last session debate will discuss 'This house believes that practice staff training is safe in the hands of primary care groups' with Andrew Kent of the NHS Executive and NHS Alliance and Manchester health authority's Vanessa Coomber.

Details: Vicki Sheil,0114-271 1343.

Welsh world food day

16 October, Cardiff

A conference jointly sponsored by the Welsh Food Alliance,the Welsh Public Health Association and the NHS Wales equality unit aims to celebrate World Food Day with the theme 'Better food, better health, better Wales'.

Details: David Smith,01633-266781.

Young mental health

20 October, Leeds

'Child and adolescent mental health: working together on the front line' is a Young Minds conference to increase understanding of how to promote mental health in children and young people and how to support those who are suffering from mental health problems.

Details: Louise Swainson,0171-336 8445.

Mental health in the future

20 October, Grantham

South Lincolnshire Healthcare trust is holding a conference on 'Mental health services in the millennium: framework for the future - putting the strategy into practice'. Health minister John Hutton will be the keynote speaker.

Details: Jo Lewin,01529-416036.

Multi-skilling workshop

22 October, Rotherham

Sheffield Hallam University's facilities management graduate centre has arranged a workshop on 'Successful multi-skilling: learning from other sectors'. The event is aimed at NHS facilities and estates managers.

Details: Louise Smith,0114-225 4565.