Expert Patient Program

Although we have our own licence for the Self Management / Expert Patient programme run by Chris Fradgley, Dudley MBC  are no longer commissioners it has passed to a new organisation. We hope to be able to run it again in the future 

SMPs (Expert Patient Programme) aim to improve your quality of life by giving you confidence, skills and information to help manage your long-term condition or caring role better on a daily basis. By taking part in a programme you will:

  • Learn new skills to manage your health condition
  • Develop confidence in the daily management of your specific condition
  • Meet others and share similar experiences
  • Learn how to develop more effective relationships with healthcare professionals

The programmes are FREE and run for 2.5 hours, once a week for six weeks.

Topics include:

  • Getting a good nights sleep
  • Coping with difficult emotions/depression
  • Relaxation techniques and exercise
  • Healthy eating
  • Communicating with friends and family and health professionals
  • Dealing with pain and extreme tiredness    

Contact us on 01384 271982 for details