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Mental well-being lecture 6 September, Birmingham The Bruce Burns Memorial Trust evening lecture on 'Mental well-being in the city: the way forward' features historian and broadcaster Dr Carl Chinn and Dr Tom Harrison, writer and psychiatrist.

Details: Jennifer Law, 0121-678 2627.

Reducing heart disease 6 September, Coventry Coventry health authority's health promotion services are holding a free briefing session on 'Reducing coronary heart disease in Coventry: focusing on local initiatives in physical activity and healthy eating'.

Details: Robert Bennett, 024-7655 2225 Allied health professions 11 September, London 13 September, York 'Allied health professions:

recruit, retain and return' is a joint initiative of the College of Occupational Therapy, the Chartered Society of Physiotherapists, the Society of Radiographers and the Royal College of Speech and Language Therapists.

Details: conference hotline, 020-8334 4525.

The older client 12 September, London The Exchange on Ageing Law and Ethics, a national initiative of the charity Age Concern, is organising a seminar on 'Legal problems of the older client'.

Topics include enduring powers of attorney and financial abuse, consent to medical treatment, the public guardianship office, and an update on paying for care.

Details: Cheryl Moore, 020-8765 7377.

Port development 18 September, Liverpool A conference on 'Ports: health and regeneration'will seek to redefine the agenda for ports, their activities and the surrounding environment. The event is organised by Liverpool John Moores University and North West regional office, and is aimed at public health practitioners, health authorities, local authorities, regional development agencies, community representatives, port users and operators.

Details: Rosemary McMahon,020-7233 8322.

Ethnic-minority health 19 September, Leicester A Project Dil one-day interactive workshop will be relevant to all health decision-makers, managers and service providers who wish to engage and improve the health of their ethnicminority population.

Details: Tracey Kelly, 0116-258 8843.

Asylum seekers 19 September, London A Carers National Association course on 'Support and accommodation for asylum seekers'will include discussion on the Immigration and Asylum Act 1999, national asylum support service and interim arrangement, asylum seekers and social benefits, assessing eligibility for support, and 'suitable' and 'adequate' accommodation.

Details: CNA training unit, 020-7566 7632.

Healthier future 19-20 September, London 'Building a healthier future together' is the title of a conference organised by the Institute of Healthcare Engineering and Estate Management and NHS Estates, in collaboration with the Health Facilities Management Association.

Details: Colleen Kirby, 0239-282 3186.