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Unstable angina

4 November, Durham

Northern & Yorkshire NHS Executive is organising an unstable angina conference to explore recent research developments and their impact on current practice.

Details: Dorothy Paton, 0113-233 3954.

Benefits seminar

5 November, Falkirk

Getting the benefits, a half-day seminar on the benefits available from the NHS superannuation scheme, re-employment in

the NHS and taxation, is arranged by the Institute of Health Services Management, Scottish division.

Details: Alan Shanks, 0131-537 9257.

Healthcare supplies

5-6 November, Bristol

The National Association of Health Care Supplies Managers is holding its annual conference on developments in the world of purchasing and materials management in the health sector.

Details: Don Greenslade, 01703-261540.

Women in medicine

6 November, Sunderland

Supporting women in medicine is a Sunderland Women GPs Support Group conference, discussing personal effectiveness, leading change and stress management with health minister Alan Milburn as keynote speaker.

Details: Alison McMurrough, 0191-565 6256 ext 45323.

Inter-agency partnerships

6 November, Leeds

David Hinchliffe MP will speak at a Nuffield Institute for Health conference on developing inter-agency partnerships between health, social services, and other partner organisations.

Details: Pavilion Publishing, 01273-623222.

Clinical risk management

10 November, London

A clinical risk management seminar, organised by Healthcare Risk Resources International, will be looking at research and practical experience in the area of clinical incident reporting and analysis.

Details: Fiona Morrison, 0171-602 7700.

The Edgware experience

10 November, London

Barnet community health council is holding a study day on 'The standalone birth unit debate: the Edgware experience', a Department of Health funded demonstrator project which has completed its first successful year. The keynote speaker is Baroness Cumberledge.

Details: Jane Walker, 0181-732 6777.

Care pathways

11 November, London

'Care pathways - the independent approach' is a BUPA conference aimed at staff in the independent sector. Speakers and workshops focus on the practicalities of developing and using care pathways and variance analysis.

Details: Janet Brereton, 01663-751319.


16 December, London

A national research conference on service delivery issues related to major themes in the NHS white paper has been organised by the DoH's director of research and development. Findings from work commissioned by the Department of Health and the NHS R&D programme will be presented on human resources, and primary care groups.

Details: Rosemary McMahon, 0171-233 8322.