5 February, London; 12 February, York; 19 February, Liverpool; 26 February, Cambridge; 5 March, Derby

Integrated Care Associates are holding a series of one-day seminars on 'Nurses' role on the primary care group board'.

Details: Sue Middleton or Jane Roberts, 01244-545042.

Clinical governance

5 February, London

'Clinical governance in mental health' is a Capita initiative chaired by Edward Peck, director of the centre for mental health services development at King's College, London.

Details: Carolyn Spring, 0171-222 5110.

Electronic health records

10 February, London

'Improving the quality of care by streamlining clinical documentation: towards an electronic health record' is a conference organised by the British Journal of Healthcare Computing.

Details: Nick Worner, 01932-821723.

Primary care trusts

10 February, London

A Gate House conference focusing on the opportunities for primary and community care.

Details: Gate House, 0171-420 3531/3533.

Multi-faith HIV/AIDS

11 February, Preston

Burnley Health Care trust is arranging a north west multi-faith seminar on HIV/AIDS, examining attitudes in the community to people with the virus.

Details: Pat Ashforth, 01282-474666.

Data protection

16 February, London

Southampton University's

law faculty is holding a conference to explore the requirements of the new law on data protection and the implications for health organisations, particularly in the NHS. The event will be of interest to trust board and health authority

members, medical and nursing directors, data protection officers, human resource directors and all those dealing with health records.

Details: Jill Elliott, 01703-592376.

Better healthcare

17 February, York

'Better health and better healthcare - the next steps' is a conference organised by York University and North Yorkshire health authority. Speakers include Baroness Hayman, Zahida Manzoor and Ray Rowden.

Details: Helen Hoad, 01904-435131.


17 February, Powys

The Welsh Office, the Institute of Health Services Management's Welsh division and the Association of Managers in General Practice are jointly hosting a conference to explore the role of telemedicine and telecare in modernising the health service.

Details: Keith Clough, 01235-521105.

Advancing practice

19 February, London

Great Ormond Street Hospital for Children trust and the Institute of Child Health are organising a conference on how the concept of 'advanced practice' is being developed in children's nursing in Britain and America.

Details: Julie Cairns, 0171-405 9200 ext 5494.