24 February, London

Next step board level is a Gate House conference for managers who are keen to develop their understanding of board membership.

Details: Francois Smit, 0171-726 4311 and 251 6889.

PROPERTY STRATEGY

24 February, Bristol; 28 April, Leeds

An NHS Estates conference, Property strategy in the acute sector is aimed at chief executives, estates directors and managers, and all those involved in estates and facilities issues.

Details: Barbara Firth, 0113-254 7000.

NURSING AND LAW

25 February, Sheffield

Northern General Hospital trust's education and training department is holding a Nursing and the law national study day to discuss accountability, complaints and the legal process.

Details: Elaine Goodwin, 0114-271 5334.

HEALTH TELEMATICS

5 March, London

The Institute of European Trade and Technology is holding a one-day seminar on The exploitation of research results of health telematics projects, framework IV.

Details: Mary Marshall, 0171-628 9770.

BIRTHDAY CELEBRATION

6-7 March, Lake Windermere

The Institute of Health Services Management's north-west region conference celebrating the NHS's 50th birthday is called Yesterday, today and tomorrow.

Details: Alison Jones, 0161-286 2916.

TREATMENT FAILURE

12 March, London

John Swales, NHS Executive director of research and development, will be one of the speakers at Why treatments fail, a Drug and Therapeutics Bulletin symposium.

Details: Kerry Little, 0171-830 7571.

HEALTH PROMOTION

12 March, London

The Health Education Authority's Promoting the health of vulnerable groups - setting a reseach agenda will look at how health promotion can address the needs of vulnerable population groups.

Details: Professional Briefing, 0171-233 8322.