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Tackling waiting lists

5-6 October, Birmingham

Birmingham University's health services management centre is running a seminar on the role of booking systems and scoring systems in tackling waiting lists.

Details: Joan Jones,

0121-414 7050.

Primary care trusts

7 October, Edinburgh

The Institute of Health Services Management, Lothian Management Club, is giving an evening platform to David Bolton, director of primary care, who will explore the role and function of the new primary care trusts in improving health.

Details: Duncan Miller,

0131-537 8423.

Careers debate

8 October, London

The Royal College of General Practitioners is holding a careers debate covering career planning, portfolio careers, salaried doctors' schemes and flexible working patterns.

Details: Courses department, 0171-823 9703.

Healthy living

13 October, Hove

Brighton and Hove Council's health advisory panel and East Sussex, Brighton and Hove health authority will examine local health needs at a seminar around the theme 'Making Brighton and Hove a centre for healthy living'.

Details: Lynnette Thomas, 01273-292249.

Dentists in management

14-15 October, Rugby

'Building on excellence' is a National Association for Dentistry in Health Authorities and Trusts conference for dentists in management. The event includes practical sessions on neurolinguistic programming, political influences in organisations and scenario planning.

Details: Janine Brooks,


Clinical governance

15 October, London

22 October, Birmingham

The Association for Quality in Healthcare is arranging half-day seminars on clinical governance.

Details: AQH office, 01962-877700.

Facilities management

15-17 October, Cumbria

The North West NHS

Facilities Management Training Advisory Group is organising a three-day residential conference on the challenge for facilities management in the 21st century, targeted at directors of facilities.

Details: Anne Wilkinson,


Mental health

16 October, London

13 November, Bristol

22 January, London

5 March, Birmingham

A Young Minds conference on child and adolescent mental health, 'Working together on the frontline', aims to increase awareness of mental health issues in relation to children and young people, promoting and supporting mental health as well as facilitating early intervention.

Details: Louise Swainson,

0171-336 8445.

Counselling network

16 October and 5 February,

Nr Derby

The National Network of Counselling in Primary Care Service Providers and its meetings are open to all managers or co-ordinators of services. It debates a range of service development issues.

Details: Kim Hunt 01332-622222.