Expert Patients Programme

Helping you to regain your independence, manage everyday situations and boost your mental health and wellbeing if you're living with a long-term condition.

Coronavirus (COVID-19): Information about our service

We are not able to run face to face groups for the time being, however, we can offer you the opportunity to do the course from home. At this time we can offer the toolkit option;

We will send you a pack, which includes:

  • The course book – Living a Healthy Life with chronic conditions.
  • A tool kit booklet
  • An exercise CD
  • A relaxation CD.

We will support you with a weekly conference call to help you as you find the right tools to help you manage your long term condition.

Once we have your details we will contact you to arrange the conference call which will be led by a trained EPP facilitator, and will be with a group of two to four people.

To sign up for the toolkit or learn more contact us on 0300 123 1220 or email kcht.epp@nhs.net.

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Contact us

0300 123 1220
Mobile: 07944935047
kcht.epp@nhs.net

Who we are

We are a team of volunteer facilitators who run a free, six-week course – called the Expert Patients Programme – to help you regain your confidence and take control of your health.

What we do

If you’re living with a long-term condition, we know exactly how you feel. Managing a long-term condition doesn‘t have to be hard. Our Expert Patients Programme can help you to regain your independence, manage everyday situations and boost your mental health and wellbeing.

We aim to help you to take more control of your health by learning new skills to manage your condition. Our 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.

When it comes to your life; you really are the expert.

How do you use this service?

You can contact the service direct using the information given above or you can use the online booking form on the right-hand side of this page or you can be referred by a GP or healthcare professional.

Current courses

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.

  • No courses available at this time.

To book a place, call 0300 123 1220.

Your comments

February 2018

Appreciate course being available to our group. Tutors understanding of group dynamic during the course.