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Our free self-management courses are for people living with any long-term health condition. Designed to provide tools and techniques to help you manage your condition better.

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The aim of all our self-management courses is to give people the tools, techniques and confidence to manage their condition better on a daily basis.

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Expert Patients Programme Self-Management Courses

Make a change this year and join over 100,000 others who have taken control of their health.

Our self-management courses provide tools and techniques to help you to take control of your health and manage your condition better on a daily basis. They are FREE to you if we have been commissioned to offer them in your local area

They offer the confidence, skills and knowledge to manage any chronic health condition such as arthritis, asthma, diabetes, epilepsy, heart disease, multiple sclerosis, cancer, irritable bowel syndrome, lupus, high blood pressure and many more.

The majority of Expert Patients Programme courses are delivered by trained tutors who have personal experience of living with a long-term health problem.  Courses usually run over six weekly sessions and include topics such as dealing with pain, extreme tiredness, coping with feelings of depression, relaxation techniques, exercise, healthy eating, communicating with family, friends and health care professionals and planning for the future.

For more information see our what course participants say, find more about our courses or call Freephone 0800 988 5560, our advisors will be happy to help you decide which course is best for you.