Expert Patient (2012)

Sue Arnold from the Expert Patient spoke with members of the Gwentdefibbers at the June meeting.

There are currently free health and well being courses being provided. These are self- management courses and workshops for people living with any long term health condition or for those in a caring role.

These courses provide an opportunity for people to learn new coping skills which can help improve the quality of daily life.

Pictured – expert patient information leaflet.


For more information please contact –

Monmouthshire, Torfaen  & Newport –  Michelle Morgan (co-ordinator) 01291 672352 from 9am – 5pm on Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Thursdays.

Blaenau Gwent & Caerphilly – Sue Arnold (co-ordinator) 01495 315626  from 8.30am – 4.30pm on Monday and Tuesday.

You can also visit for a full list of courses.


Town Venue Day Time Dates
Chepstow ChepstowCommunityHospital, Tempest Way, Chepstow Wednesday 2pm till 4.30 pm 6th June till 11th July 2012
Abergavenny Abergavenny Communities First Office, 29a Hillcrest Road, Abergavenny Thursday 12.30 pm till 3.00 pm 6th September till 11th October 2012


Town Venue Day Time Dates
Newport Conference Suite, Malpas Library, Pillmawr Road, Malpas Tuesday 9.30 am till 12.30 pm 4th September till 9th October 2012


Town Venue Day Time Dates
Cwmbran Canalside Assessment & Resource Centre, Five Locks Road, Pontnewydd, Cwmbran Thursday 9.30am till 12 noon 5th July till 9th August 2012
Cwmbran Powerstation, St Dials Road, Cwmbran Tuesday 2.00 pm till 4.30 pm 4th September till 9th October 2012
Pontypool Torfaen Peoples Centre, Trosnant Street Friday 10.30 am till 1.00 pm 26th October till 30th November 2012


Town Venue Day Time Dates
Blackwood Oasis Centre, Cefn Fforest Monday 10.30 am 24th September 2012
Caerphilly Courthouse medical practice, Bro Wen, Virginia Park Friday 2pm 9th November 2012


Town Venue Day Time Dates
Tredegar Library, Clock Circle Tuesday 2pm 18th September 2012

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