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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

Contact Position
Expert Patients Programme Co-ordinators
Telephone
020 3668 1280 or020 8812 6740
E-mail
merccg.epp@nhs.net
Website
NHS Merton

Location

Name
Merton Clinical Commissioning Group
Address
120 The Broadway
Wimbledon
London
Postcode
SW19 1RH
Notes

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.

Other Details

Costs

Details
Free

Availability

Referral required
Yes
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

Last updated: 05/12/2018
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