The Mayo Medical Centre would like to thank everyone who attended our Public Information Evening on Tuesday 18th October 2016 in the TF Royal Hotel. We apologize to anyone who wasn’t let into the event as interest in the event was immense. We hope to hold another event in the New Year so keep your eyes on our facebook page and here on our website for more information about upcoming events.

We would like to thank our expert speakers, Liam Leonard, Mr Osman Yagoub, Caroline Brosnihan, Mr Derek Bennett and Professor Moira O’Brien, who provided detailed and interesting talks on the topic of Osteoporosis. We would like to thank our chairperson, Dr Richard Tobin for keeping the speakers in line on the night.

If you have any queries about Osteoporosis treatment, prevention or screening, please contact us on 094 9020202.


Osteoporosis – The Silent Disease

Did you know that hip fractures have a higher death rate than heart disease and cancer combined?

Mayo Medical Centre, in conjunction with the Irish Osteoporosis Society will be hosting a public information evening on Tuesday 18th October 2016 in the TF Royal Hotel, Castlebar.

There will be a range of speakers on the night, including:

  • Professor Moira O’Brien (Founder and President of Irish Osteoporosis Society)

  • Mr Derek Bennett (Orthopaedic Surgeon)

  • Mr Osman Yagoub (Orthopaedic Surgeon)

  • Liam Leonard (Chartered Physiotherapist)

  • Caroline Brosnihan ( Nutritionist)

  • and more

The information evening will be chaired by Dr Richard Tobin.

The aim of the information evening is to inform the public about the risk factors, diagnosis, treatment and prevention of Osteoporosis. The information evening is open to people of all ages who would like to know more about osteoporosis. Special offers will be available on the night.