Cornwall Partnership NHS Foundation Trust is recruiting new volunteer experts to help lead their award-winning 6-week self-management programme for people living with long term health conditions.  The Expert Patient Programme operates in towns across Cornwall, and the volunteers help others learn to manage their long term health conditions.

The potential experts must have:

  • Personal experience of living with and self-managing any long term health condition
  • Good awareness of disability issues
  • Good communication skills including listening skills
  • Good team working skills

They must also be available to attend a 4-day training event in May 2019.

 

For more about the Expert Patient Programme, see their website.

These are the courses currently planned

  • Helston from 8 March
  • Liskeard from 16 April
  • Newquay from 31 May
  • Camborne, Truro and St Austell TBC.