A COURSE to improve the lives of patients with long-term conditions opens in Huddersfield soon.
The free Expert Patients Programme starts at The Media Centre in Northumberland Street on Tuesday, June 10.
It is run by Kirklees NHS Primary Care Trust and teaches skills to help patients regain control of their lives and even return to work. The course runs every Tuesday until July 15, between 10am and 12.30pm.
Skills taught include:
Dealing with anger, fear, frustration, isolation, fatigue and depression;
Better breathing and relaxation techniques;
Healthy eating and fitness;
For details ring Kirklees Communications Team on 01484 466223.