NHS Health Checks in Manchester for August
The NHS Health Check is a free check-up of your overall health. It can tell you whether you’re at higher risk of getting certain health problems, such as heart disease, diabetes, kidney disease and stroke.
See below for the August Timetable.
NHS Health Check Eligibility Criteria
- Aged 40 – 74
- Do not already have heart disease, diabetes, or kidney disease and not taking medication for high blood pressure or high cholesterol
- Registered with a Manchester GP practice
- Have not had an NHS health check in last 5 years
The health check consists of a blood pressure check, a small blood test to check cholesterol levels and diabetes risk, plus height and weight measurements. The health check takes around 30 minutes to complete, and you will receive a copy of your results during your appointment.
The NHS Health Check is carried out by a healthcare professional. The check takes about 20 to 30 minutes. You’ll usually be told your results during the appointment. Also a summary of the results of your NHS Health Check will be recorded in your confidential medical records, which can be accessed by your GP and other healthcare professionals who need to see it if you consult them
For more information please visit NHS Health Check – Home.
Book a Be Well NHS Health Check appointment, please phone 0770 287 2861
August Timetable below or download it here.
Be Well Community NHS Health Check Timetable August 22