Expert Patients Programme

Expert Patients Programme
Staying well with a long term health condition

  • Increase your Motivation
  • Manage Stress
  • Acheive your Goals
  • Helpful tips to control your Symptoms
  • Staying Positive
  • Learn better ways to manage your condition Day to Day

What is the Expert Patients Programme?

A free NHS Course to help you manage your long- term condition and feel more in control of your health.
It will complement your treatment and care as well as support you to adopt a healthier lifestyle.
The course is also open to carers.
A 2.5 hour course held once a week over 6 weeks and run at local venues across Manchester

Patients who have attended the programme said:

  • They feel more confident coping with their health problems
  • Day to day living is not such a struggle
  • They feel more in control
  • They experience less pain, fatigue, depression or anxiety
  • They get more from GP and Healthcare appointments
  • They are able to communicate better with family, friends and health care providers
  • They manage their medication more effectively

What can i do next?

If you feel you would like to find out more:
give the referral team a call on 0161 371 2105
A member of staff will be happy to discuss the programme and answer any questions you may have

How do I book a place?
Ring the referral team on 0161 371 2105
or
Ask your health care provider (such as your GP, Podiatrist, Counsellor) to complete a referral form and send it to the Experts Patients Programme Team - our contact details are below.

Volunteering Opportunities available
Contact us to find out more
 

Download the leaflet for more information here

Office Address:
Experts Patients Programme
Higher Openshaw Primary Care Centre
Ashton Old Road
Manchester
M11 1JG

Tel: 0161 371 2105
Fax: 0161 371 2101
Email: smu-tr.epp@nhs.net
www.uhsm.nhs.uk