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Expert Patients Programme - Support with Long-term Health conditions

Staying well with a long-term health condition – a free NHS course for anyone who lives with (or cares for) a long-term health condition. Learn to:

  • Manage physical and emotional difficulties
  • Develop a partnership with your healthcare professionals
  • Plan ahead with support from the team
  • Increase your motivation and feel more positive

The programme is run by trained tutors – people with experience of self-managing a long term condition. It takes place over six weekly sessions which are once a week for 2.5 hours at local venues throughout Manchester.

Contact:
For information on course venues across Manchester or to find out more please contact the Expert Patients Programme Team on 0161 371 2105 or email mft.epp@nhs.net.

Where to Go

Name of venue
Admin office is based at
Venue address
Higher Openshaw Primary Care Centre
1st floor 1344 Ashton Old Road
Higher Opensahw
Manchester
Lancashire
Postcode
M11 1JG
Additional Notes

Course delivery venues: Throughout South, Central and North Manchester

Telephone: 0161 371 2015

Fax: 0161 371 2101

Email: mft.epp@nhs.net  (Please note referrals can only be sent via NHS.net to NHS.net email

If you would like to discus how the Expert Patients Programme can help you

  • Ring the Expert Patient referral team on 0161 371 2105
  • Email - mft.epp@nhs.net
  • You can discuss the programme with your health care provider

The course is structured but there is time for short discussions to help us learn from each other and gain support and encouragement.

When is it On?

Date & Time Information
Admin office open 08:45 to 16:45. Answer machine provision available to leave messages
Session Information
Various start times for courses across the city in North
Central & South Manchester

Other Details

Associated Cost
No
Referral required?
Yes
Referral and availability notes

Referrals accepted from:

  • Health and social care providers
  • GP
  • Self
  • Voluntary sector
  • Housing support
Notes

Please contact us, if you require any support to access our service.

0161 371 2105

Who to Contact

Name
Enquiries and Referral Line
Position
EPP Team
Telephone
0161 371 2105
Email
mft.epp@nhs.net
Website
https://mft.nhs.uk/community/adults-community-services-citywide/expert-patients-programme/
Additional Notes

Course delivery venues: Throughout South, Central and North Manchester

Telephone: 0161 371 2015

Fax: 0161 371 2101

Email: mft.epp@nhs.net  (Please note referrals can only be sent via NHS.net to NHS.net email

If you would like to discus how the Expert Patients Programme can help you

  • Ring the Expert Patient referral team on 0161 371 2105
  • Email - mft.epp@nhs.net
  • You can discuss the programme with your health care provider

The course is structured but there is time for short discussions to help us learn from each other and gain support and encouragement.

Last Updated: 07/01/2020