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Information and disability

26 November, Bristol

The Consumer Health Information Consortium is holding a one-day study day on health information for consumers dealing with issues and problems related to disabilities.

Details: Diane Finlayson, 0171-928 9292 ext 2707.

Prostatic disease

27 November, London

'EBM and benign prostatic disease' is a one-day symposium arranged by UK Key Advances in Clinical Practice, part of East London University, to look at new evidence for clinically effective treatment.

Details: Programme office, 0181-590 7000 ext 4524.

Millennium bug

30 November, London

Capital Business Services is holding a 'Millennium bug in the NHS' event.

Details: Lucy Stable, 0171-222 5110.

Older people congress

30 November - 1 December, London

The Older People 2nd annual congress will discuss 'Working together for better outcomes' and is organised by the Community Care Development Centre, King's College London.

Details: Geoff Hodgson, 0171-928 7994.

Mental health

1 December

'Improving clinical effectiveness in mental health' is a Healthcare Events conference.

Details: Clare Gallagher, 0181-408 5234.

Ethics in palliative care

1 December, Milton Keynes

Marie Curie Cancer Care has prepared a study day on 'Ethical choices in palliative care' for doctors, nurses and other health professionals working in palliative care.

Details: Gary Harrison, 0171-201 2314.

Nursing homes

1 December, London

The Registered Nursing Home Association is holding an event on 'Nursing homes today and tomorrow'.

Details: Frank Ursell, 0121-454 2511.

Professional regulation

2 December, Liverpool

Liverpool University's health and community care research unit is holding an early evening seminar on 'Regulating the medical profession: the new agenda', and its implications for the medical profession post-Bristol.

Details: Wendy Wilson, 0151-794 5330.

Homecare growth

2 December , London

The 1998 annual homecare conference organised by Lang & Buisson with UK Homecare Association, will project market trends of the past year.

Details: Catherine Horsfield 0171-923 5392.

National coronary health

3 December, Solihull

'Framework for the Heart' is a joint regional conference of the NHS Executive West Midlands and EMU (Evidence supported Medicine Union) to discuss progress with the national.

Details: Sandra Cumberworth 0121-456 5600.

District general hospital

10 December, London

'Future of the district general hospital' is a Royal College of Physicians of London conference.

Details: Conference department, 0171-935 1174 ext 252/300/436.