NHS Health Checks

We are offering patients at our practice health checks with a Health Care Assistant

To qualify for this you would need to fulfill the following criteria:

  • Aged 40-74
  • Not had a health check in the last 5 years
  • Not have any of the following conditions, because you should already be having regular checks at the practice:
  • Established Hypertension
  • Chronic Kidney Disease
  • Familial hypercholesterolemia
  • Atrial Fibrillation
  • Heart Failure
  • Type 1 or type 2 Diabetes
  • Heart disease
  • Stroke
  • TIA
  • Peripheral Vascular Disease

The check will comprise:

  • A cholesterol check
  • Blood pressure
  • Pulse check
  • Height and weight
  • Questions regarding lifestyle: Alcohol consumption; Smoking status; Physical Activity

You will be asked to have your blood tests done in advance so that the results will be available for discussion when you come for your appointment and the Health Care Assistant will assess your risk of Cardiovascular problems.

If you fulfil the criteria above and would like to have an NHS Health Check, please make an appointment at the desk with a Health Care Assistant.