EPP: Education Programme for Patients – courses in Torfaen


Are you living with a long-term health condition or caring for somebody who is?

This course gives guidelines to help you manage your condition and  improve your quality of life.

Torfaen six-week courses:

Cwmbran Library: Health & Wellbeing

  • Tuesdays: 16th Jan. to 20th Feb 2018
  • 10.30am – 1.00pm

The Settlement, Pontypool: Chronic Pain Management

  • Thursdays: 18th Jan. to 22nd Feb. 2018
  • 10.30am – 1.00pm

Bookings and info: sarah.lewis@gavowales.org.uk       07483 128 077

    jules.horton@gavowales.org.uk     01633 247 647


The Health & Wellbeing course covers a range of issues in general terms and doesn’t aim to give information relating to specific conditions:

  • Managing symptoms such as pain and tiredness
  • Dealing with anger, fear and frustration
  • Coping with stress, depression and low self-image
  • Eating healthily
  • Learning relaxation techniques and taking regular exercise
  • Improved communication with family, friends and health professionals
  • Planning for the future

NB  Some people with ME may find this course helpful, others won’t. Please check the details carefully to make sure it is suitable for you and you are well enough to attend.

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