A series of health lectures, which are free of charge to the public, will be held on the last Wednesday of every month from this month to March 2014 at the Royal College of Surgeons in Stephen's Green in Dublin.
Issues to be explored include mental health, tackling cancer, gum disease, wound management and nosebleeds, to name but a few. The lectures will be delivered by some of Ireland's leading healthcare experts.
Prof Kevin McGuigan, director of the RCSI MiniMed Series, said: "The series is an informative and entertaining public education seminar series developed for people who are interested in learning more about topical health issues."
Wednesday, October 30
* Everything you need to know about strokes, 7pm to 8pm.
Professor David Williams, consultant in Stroke Medicine, RCSI/Beaumont Hospital.
* Nosebleeds: a problem for all ages, 8pm to 9pm.
Professor Michael Walsh, Head of Department of Otolaryngology, RCSI.
Wednesday, November 27
* Periodontal (gum) disease and general health, 7pm to 8pm.
Dr PJ Byrne, past dean of the Faculty of Dentistry, RCSI.
* The physical effects of mental illness, 8pm to 9pm.
Professor Jogin Thakore, Senior Lecturer in Psychiatry, RCSI.
Register online at www.rcsi.ie/minimed. Phone (01) 402 2100.