What happens at an NHS Health Check?
The check takes about 20 to 30 minutes. – You’ll be asked some simple questions. For example, about your family history and any medication you are currently taking. – Your height, weight, age, sex and ethnicity will all be recorded. – Your blood pressure will be taken. – You will have a simple blood test to check your cholesterol level.
Are you eligible for an NHS Health Check?
Answer the questions below to find out if you are eligible for a FREE NHS Health Check. – Are you aged between 40 and 74 years? – Do you live in Northampton?
If you answered YES to these two questions please answer the following: Have you been diagnosed with or had any of these conditions: – Coronary Heart Disease (CHD) – Kidney Disease – Diabetes – Stroke – Hypertension – Atrial Fibrillation – Transient Ischaemic Attack (TIA) – Heart Failure – Peripheral Arterial Disease (PAD)
If you answered NO to all of these nine questions – Good News! You are probably eligible for a free Health Check.