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 fulfil 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
When the blood test results come back to the surgery the nurse will assess your risk of cardiovascular problems and contact you with the results. You do not need to contact the surgery for these.
 
If you fulfil the criteria above and would like to have a Well Person Check, please make an appointment at the desk with a Health Care Assistant.