SMART down in Stanley ward are offering a free course to local residents in Kensington & Chelsea.

The Expert Patient Service is a 6 week programme for people with long term health conditions (including mental health) and carers.  The course aims to equip participants to manage their symptoms. Activities covered include healthy eating, physical activity, communicating with family, friends and health professionals, better sleeping, using the mind to manage symptoms, action planning and problem solving amongst many others.

This is a FREE course funded by the NHS and starts on Tuesday 10th June.

Participants need to pre-register onto the course.  To register at SMART, please contact José Veiga on 020 7376 4668 or email

For more information, read the Expert Patient Service poster