FAB (fatigue, anxiety & breathlessness) Programme

Wellbeing and FAB courses

Our courses aim to help you improve your wellbeing and fatigue, anxiety and breathlessness (fab) and run for six weeks.

Complementary therapy is at the heart of the programme with sessions on:

  • breathing techniques, stress response, relaxation response, resilience, mindfulness
  • positive affirmations, body scan muscle relaxation, visualisation
  • the ‘M’ technique
  • introduction to complementary therapies
  • adapted Tai chi.

Other sessions are led by our expert team of registered nurses, advanced nurse practitioners, counsellors, occupational therapists and physiotherapists.

Wellbeing Course

25 January – 29 February 2024
10:30 pm – 12:45 pm

Please arrive at 10 am to get settled, have a drink and to complete the necessary paperwork.

Session 1 – Thursday, 25 January 

  • Introduction to the programme
  • Relaxation.

Session 2 – Thursday, 1 February 

  • Exercise and strategies to manage breathlessness
  • Relaxation.

Session 3 – Thursday, 8 February 

  • Looking after the whole person
  • Relaxation.

Session 4 – Thursday, 15 February 

  • Relaxation
  • Fatigue and management strategies.

Session 5 – Thursday, 22 February 

  • Anxiety and management strategies
  • Relaxation.

Session 6 – Thursday, 29 February 

  • Nutrition
  • Ask the Dr with Dr Susan Davenport.

FAB Course

25 January – 29 February 2024
1:30 pm – 3:45 pm

Please arrive at 1 pm to get settled, have a drink and to complete the necessary paperwork.

Session 1 – Thursday, 25 January 

  • Introduction to the programme
  • Anxiety and management strategies part one.

Session 2 – Thursday, 1 February 

  • Anxiety management strategies part two.

Session 3 – Thursday, 8 February 

  • Breathing, how it all works and strategies to manage breathlessness
  • Looking after the whole person.

Session 4 – Thursday, 15 February 

  • Fatigue & management strategies part one.

Session 5 – Thursday, 22 February 

  • Exercise and relaxation.

Session 6 – Thursday, 29 February 

  • Drug therapy and alternative therapies to help manage breathlessness
  • Fatigue and management strategies part two.

To find out more call 01785 270832