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COPING is proud to announce that our Patron is the well respected Charted Specialist Physiotherapist with the Royal Derby Hospital Pain Management, and LRCH. 

              Jenny Wyatt - MCSP. HCPC. BSC (Hons).

(Dr A. Searle has retired from the Pain Clinic after being Coping's patron for 13 years. Coping wishes him well in his retirement with many thanks for his guidance and help over the years. April 2016.)

Executive Committee members of COPING:


  Chairperson - Mrs. Christine Appleby

 Chris keeps an eye on the running of the group and prudent with her advice

Vice Chair- Mrs. Jo Hannon


Secretary -  Mrs. Val Webster

(information to follow shortly)

  Treasurer - Mr. Derek Woodward

A retired ex B.R. InterCity Engineer, who came to COPING through the auspices of the DRI Pain Clinic on completing its six week  course at the City General Hospital.

To contact Derek via email - Derek@coping.org.uk  or coping.withpain@ntlworld.com


 Membership Secretary- Mrs Angela Woodward

Angela keeps tabs on all of us

   Social Secretary- Mrs. Shirley Percy

Shirley, determined to make the most of life overcoming problems with her enthusiasm for living.








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