Self-management courses for Sussex patients

SUSSEX Community NHS Trust is now providing free self-management courses for people across West Sussex who have a long-term condition.

There are 15 million people with long-term conditions, that cannot be cured but can be managed through medication, therapy and self management.

The free Expert Patients Programme is run by lay staff who live with long-term conditions. Topics covered include: pain and fatigue management, dealing with difficult emotions, exercise, relaxation techniques, medication management, and planning for the future. To attend a course, call 01403 227000 extension 7547.