Local Resources

NHS Kirklees Expert Patient Programme The Expert Patients Programme is free to anyone with a long-term health condition or illness who wants to learn skills for controlling and improving their health. The courses are held locally and are tailored to the needs of the people who attend.

The Yorkshire Fatigue Clinic is a clinical assessment and rehabilitation service for people experiencing persistent fatigue. They specialise in chronic fatigue syndrome/ myalgic encephalomyelitis (CFS/ME) but they also see people with fatigue related to other disorders.
The Clinic has been established by Sue Pemberton and Dr Philip Wood, who were previously Clinical Lead and Consultant Physician at the Leeds and West Yorkshire CFS/ME Service. They both have many years of experience in CFS/ME.
The Clinic can be consulted through the NHS or privately by self-referral.

M. E. Yoga Class is a gentle yoga class for less able people with M.E or other neurological or similar conditions with Stella Jones, British Wheel of Yoga Teacher.

Take Control is a self management programme (SMP) delivered by Calderdale and Huddersfield NHS Foundation Trust. Take Control programmes are delivered across Calderdale for people living with one or more long term health condition.

Leeds & West Yorkshire CFS/ME Service is an NHS specialist service which seeks to meet the needs of people with CFS/ME.
The vast majority of patients who attend the service are outpatients but they also offer a home-based rehabilitation service for those who are primarily housebound.
The clinic offers an individualised collaborative multidisciplinary service. It is run by the Leeds and York Partnership Foundation Trust, which is a mental health trust.
People need to be referred to the service by their GP or other health professional involved in their care.

Leeds ME Network is an independent organisation for ME sufferers who live in Leeds.