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Injury prevention

6 January, London 11 January, London The Health Education Authority is holding a seminar on 'Osteoporosis and injury prevention' as part of a series of seminars focusing on accident prevention and elderly people. Details: Theresa Murphy, 0171-413 2036.

Involving children

7 January, Durham 'The emperor's new clothes: the value of involving children and young people in decision making' is a conference organised by children and young people who are involved with the Investing in Children programme, with the support of the National Children's Bureau. It aims to demonstrate the value of young people's contribution. Details: conference office, 0171-843 6042/6040.

Incontinence symposium

10 January, London A one-day symposium discussing new evidence for clinically effective management of incontinence which will be of importance to nurses, managers, purchasers, clinical audit staff, primary care group chairs and formulary leads. It is organised by UK Key Advances Series, part of East London University 's department of health sciences. Details: Key Advances programme office, 0181-223 4946.

Job evaluation

14 January, London 'Developments in job evaluation in the public sector', a Pay & Workforce Research conference, aims to bring together those involved in implementing job evaluation and new pay structures in public sector organisations. Details: Ingrid Aitken, 01423-842643.

Mental healthcare

17 January, London The Royal College of Psychiatrists' research unit is holding an event discussing whether outcomes in mental healthcare can be measured in everyday practice. Details: Sam Coombs, 0171-235 2351 ext 234.

Managing risk

17 January, Bristol 4 April, Leeds 15 May, West Sussex An intensive one-day course on 'Managing risk in mental disorder services' is arranged by the Behavioural Science and Law Network, Southampton University. Details: Jill Elliott, 023-8059 2376.

Facilities management

17 January, London Sheffield Hallam University's facilities management graduate centre is offering a workshop for NHS facilities and estates managers on 'Facilities management helpdesks: comparative studies'. Details: Helen Agahi, 0114-225 4029.

IT for 2000

19 January, Winchester A British Medical Informatics Society conference on 'Information for health 2000: EPR and clinical governance' will give a view inside one of the leading NHS beacon sites for electronic patient records, together with briefings on several key New NHS/Information for Health programmes. Details: Colin Gordon, 0171-351 8706.