Welcome to Talking Health Taking Action: Your One Stop Shop for Self-Management Support
"Being part of Talking Health provides Walsall Healthcare NHS Trust with invaluable advice and support which enables us to continue the development and delivery of Self Care Management Courses"
"Over the years Talking Health have offered us guidance, information and support on all aspects of our delivery and service development. They have been a helpful conduit between Stanford and UK best practice and in partnership with them we have taken on national pilots and established ourselves as an accredited quality provider of CDSMP."
"Being a coordinator for the programme whilst living on a small Island can at times make you feel quite isolated. To know that Jean is always on hand and ready to offer support and advice is very reassuring. We have been running the programme here on the Isle of Man for the last 7 years and and Jean / Talking Health have been instrumental in the development and continuation of a very successful programme on the island - thank you for all your help and support"
"Thank you for your time and advice. Very helpful, clear guidelines for me to move forward, much appreciated."
"The support that we received from 'Talking Health' with regard to our training and building capacity, to deliver effective quality assured self-management programmes, was of the highest professional standard. The dedication and delivery is second to none and I would highly recommend Talking Health for all training and support to organisations in development of self-care services."
"Thank you for the seamless training event that you delivered, the tutors were fantastic and you showed great flexibility with my organisation in regards to me getting on the training."
"Thank you very much for facilitating the opportunity for me to work with Ian. He is a good Mentor/Role Model. It was great to work with him and we would like to commission Talking Health for our next trainings."
"We would recommend Talking Health to any organisation looking to work in the field of self-management for people living with long-term conditions. They provided us with invaluable advice and support, which enabled us to develop our capacity of deliverers and attain QISMET Certification against the Ss2Q quality framework"
"Very good course, learnt a lot and enjoyed it"
"Thank you for the support; Great teachers, wonderful people"
"Excellent training and techniques used, found it very beneficial"
"Excellent training! I have really enjoyed All of it!"
"My groups operate very differently, I feel I now know my group much more because we talk more, they also seem to get to know each other quicker, it feels as if every-one can support each other better"
"I control the group better and set ground rules for discussion and exercise works better"
"Patients more talkative/expressive/willing to share and they seem more relaxed with a good rapport with each other and staff"
"Attendance has increased - more individuals completing the programme"
"I am more confident at managing group dynamics, making them more inclusive and not allowing anyone to dominate"
"Being a member of the Talking Health Network has provided me with good reliable contacts that provide regular work. It has also given me the opportunity to work collectively to support self-management and access to professional support when I need it"
Talking Health Taking Action was founded by Jane Cooper-Neville and Jean Thompson, MBE in 2011. The story didn't start there though ...
We help make the House of Care a reality by working with organisations to help them build capacity to support people develop self-management confidence, skills and knowledge.
After more than 30 years, the Stanford Patient Education Research Center is closing and moving off campus ....
The SMRC Coordinators' Network supports providers of SMRC programmes across the UK & beyond
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