Expert Patients Programme

Living with a long-term condition? We know exactly how you feel.

Managing your long-term condition doesn’t have to be hard. The Expert Patients Programme, a free six-week course run by people like you, can help you to regain your independence, manage everyday situations and boost your mental and emotional wellbeing.

The Expert Patients Programme aims to help you take more control of your health by learning new skills to manage your condition. The course covers:

  • dealing with pain and tiredness
  • coping with feelings of depression, stress and anxiety
  • relaxation techniques and exercise
  • healthy eating
  • communicating with family, friends and healthcare professionals
  • planning for the future.

Because when it comes to your life – you’re the expert.

Get in touch

For more information contact:

Jane Reynolds
Expert Patients Programme Co-ordinator
0300 123 1220
kcht.hicentraladmin@nhs.net

Your stories

Your comments

May 2017

That the teachers who taught me were very thorough and understood the different ways each one of us were affected by our illnesses.

May 2017

An enjoyable and informative course. Very friendly group and well organised.