Expert Patients Programme
The Expert Patients Programme is a free, self-management course that supports people living with, or caring for someone with, one or more long-term health conditions. Common long-term conditions include: diabetes, back pain, high blood pressure, depression, anxiety, asthma, arthritis and chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD).
The course offers a tool-kit of techniques to enable you to manage your condition better on a daily basis, by increasing your confidence and quality of life. Each course consists of 12 to 16 people, led by tutors who have long-term conditions
Who to contact
- Merton Clinical Commissioning Group
120 The Broadway
- SW19 1RH
This address is not the venue for the Expert Patients Programme. Courses take place in community settings across the borough of Merton.
Time / Date Details
- Session Information
The course runs once a week for six consecutive weeks. Each session lasts for two and a half hours.
- Referral required
- Referral Details
Please contact us to find out about available courses and to enrol.
- Other notes
To attend a course you must either live, work or be registered with a GP in Merton. Anyone living with (or caring for someone with) one or more long-term health conditions can attend a course. The course runs once a week for six consecutive weeks. Each session lasts for two and a half hours. Courses take place across the borough of Merton in fully accessible community settings with good public transport links