Health Checks

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The NHS Health Check is available for patients aged 40-74 who have NONE the following pre-existing conditions:

  • Ischemic Heart Disease
  • Hypertension (High Blood Pressure)
  • Diabetes
  • Chronic Kidney Disease
  • Transient Ischemic Attack or History of Stroke
  • Peripheral Vascular Disease or circulatory problems
  • High Cholesterol

This includes patients who are currently on medication to regulate any of the above.

We will measure & record:

  • Blood Pressure
  • BMI – measure height & weight
  • Waist Measurement
  • Blood Cholesterol – from a finger prick test
  • Also, record & advise on various lifestyle aspects:
  • Smoking Status
  • Alcohol Intake
  • Physical Activity
  • Weight & Healthy Eating

And, finally give you an indication of your risk of Cardio Vascular Disease (CVD)

This all should take about 20 - 30 minutes.

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