Expert Patients Programme

Rutherford House
Warrington Road
Birchwood Park

Tel: (Freephone) 0800 988 5550, (Admin) 0800 988 5550


Expert Patients Programme Community Interest Company (EPP CIC) provide and deliver free courses aimed at helping people who are living with a long-term health condition to manage their condition better on a daily basis.

Expert Patients Programme Courses are usually run over six weekly sessions of 2½ hours and look at a number of topics including:

  • Dealing with pain and extreme tiredness
  • Coping with feelings of depression
  • Relaxation techniques and exercise
  • Healthy eating
  • Communicating with family, friends and professionals
  • Planning for the future

The aim is to give people the confidence to take more responsibility to self-manage their health, while encouraging them to work collaboratively with health and social care professionals. EPP CIC courses are aimed at a wide range of people, reflecting diversity in terms of different health conditions, age groups, geographical locations and ethnicity.

Last updated on 02/05/2014

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