Among enhanced services will be expert patient programme
for diabetes, gynaecological services and lifestyle counselling clinics.
Sharon Lonnen, expert patient programme
co-ordinator at KirKlees Council, said: "We want as many people as possible to benefit from this programme which has been shown to maKe a very big difference to people living with persistent pain".
He has also taken a mentoring role on the Expert Patient Programme
to help other people cope with living with long term conditions including asthma.
Patients attend the Expert Patient Programme
run by Betsi Cadwaladr University Health Board within the institute.
The Looking After Me course is run by the Expert Patient Programme
and Cardiff and Vale Crossroads and is open to people aged 18 to 25 who care for someone with a disability or long-term illness.
Current projects include Mental Health Service User Involvement; Play and the Expert Patient Programme
September 14 The Expert Patient Programme
is a free NHS-based self-management course for people living with a longterm chronic health condition.
Full details can be obtained from the Expert Patient Programme
, Coventry Community Health Services, telephone; 02476 246533.
The Expert Patient Programme
Community Interest Company is urging healthcare professionals to refer young people with long-term health conditions to its young facilitator training programme.
The sessions, organised as part of the primary care trust's expert patient programme
, are to help people living with long-term health conditions such as diabetes, heart disease, arthritis, multiple sclerosis and asthma.
"The NHS has become much more responsive to them and installed initiatives like the expert patient programme
, enabling them to be more involved in decisions about their care."
The course run by BPNW is the Expert Patient Programme
tailored to people with HIV.