Pilot online self-management course for ME/CFS confirmed in North Wales, Aug-Sep 2021


The Health Board has confirmed that there have been enough applicants to make it worthwhile to run the course. A big thank you to all who helped spread the word. They are happy to accept further registrations until the day before the initial session so please continue to let people with ME/CFS know about it, so they can also help to test the course.

Betsi Cadwaladr Health Board invites people to take part who:

  • live with ME/CFS
  • live and/or receive healthcare in north Wales (Anglesey, Conwy, Denbighshire, Flintshire, Gwynedd and Wrexham, as well as some parts of Mid Wales)
  • have internet access and webcam
  • are willing to learn how to use Microsoft Teams to take part in sessions – help is available

About the course:

A self-management course has been developed by the EPP team for people who are experiencing Post Viral Syndrome (PVS) and they wish to test it with people living with ME/CFS, including those with no identified viral trigger.

The free course will take into account developments in NICE guidance and aims to help people maintain and improve their quality of life by learning important skills, including:

  • managing your symptoms
  • dealing with  stress, depression and low self-image
  • managing pain
  • developing coping skills
  • learning ways to relax and eat healthily
  • working more closely with those caring for you
  • planning for the future.


  • for 7 weeks beginning 19th August 2021
  • twice a week: Tuesday and Thursday
  • between 11 and 12.30, with breaks
  • applications will be accepted until 18th August
  • an introduction session will be held prior to to the start to help get you connected

More information about the ME Self-Management Programme (MESMP) :

download the invitation       download the application form

apply online: https://forms.office.com/Pages/ResponsePage.aspx?id=uChWuyjjgkCoVkM8ntyPrquY46mHwGVLr0RZoDum7etUNDhMODhOQ0QwTjhHMUJGMllFRTgzOFZLNC4u

EPP Cymru Coordinator,
Betsi Cadwaladr University Health Board,
Campbell Road, Caernarfon. Gwynedd  LL55 1HU
03000 852280  Fax/Ffacs: 03000 852282

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