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Lynne
01 Sep 2018 07:56

I didn't know about these health checks until I read about them in the paper a few days back. I have never been called in for one and have been aged 40+ for quite some years now.

 

See below for links if you'd like to find out more.

 

What is an NHS Health Check? - NHS

 
https://www.nhs.uk › Health A-Z › NHS Health Check
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If you're aged between 40 and 74, you're eligible for a free five-yearly NHS Health Check. Find out what it's like to have an NHS Health Check, and how to ...
 

How do I get an NHS Health Check? - NHS

 
https://www.nhs.uk › Health A-Z › NHS Health Check
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The most important thing you can do to get an NHS Health Check is to make sure ... GP or local authority inviting you for an NHS Health Check every five years.
 
 

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NHS Health Check - NHS

 
https://www.nhs.uk/conditions/nhs-health-check/
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The NHS Health Check is a health check-up for adults in England aged 40-74. ... GP or local authority inviting you for a free NHS Health Check every five years.
 

Pros and cons of the NHS Health Check - NHS

 
https://www.nhs.uk › Health A-Z › NHS Health Check
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Find out the potential risks and benefits of the NHS Health Check.
 

What happens at an NHS Health Check? - NHS

 
https://www.nhs.uk › Health A-Z › NHS Health Check
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Find out what happens at the NHS Health Check for 40-74-year-olds, including the questions you will be asked and the tests you will undergo, such as a blood ...
 
 

NHS MOT health checks are 'useless', experts claim - Telegraph

 
https://www.telegraph.co.uk/.../health/.../NHS-MOT-health-checks-are-useless-experts-cl...
19 Aug 2013 - NHS "MOT" health checks offered to millions of over 40s are a waste of money ... The Government's £300 million-a-year screening programme does not ... every five years to have their blood pressure, weight and cholesterol ...
 

8 health tests that could save your life | Health and wellbeing | Age UK

 
https://www.ageuk.org.uk/.../health.../health.../health-tests-that-could-save-your-life/
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Jump to Cervical screening - Cervical screening is a method of preventing cancer by ... cases of cervical cancer are diagnosed each year in the UK. ... eligible for a free cervical screening test every 3-5 years. ... Head to the NHS website.
 

Health checks for the over 50s - Saga

 
https://www.saga.co.uk/magazine/health-wellbeing/surgery/.../health-checks-over-50s
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31 Oct 2017 - NHS health checks are mostly carried out in GP surgeries, local pharmacies, .... Women aged 50 to 64 are offered this test every five years.
 

[PDF]NHS Health Check implementation review and action plan

 
https://www.healthcheck.nhs.uk/document.php?o=347
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annually with a vision to realise at least 75% uptake per year. This will support local ... An NHS Health Check should be offered every five years. The programme ...
 

NHS Health Check: Home

 
https://www.healthcheck.nhs.uk/
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As we get older, we have a higher risk of developing conditions like high blood pressure, heart disease or type 2 diabetes. Your free NHS Health Check can spot ...
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S
S
03 Sep 2018 11:08

I asked about the over 40 check-up at the Doctors last year (or maybe earlier this year) and I was told they don't do them anymore unless there are health concerns.

Lynne
Lynne
03 Sep 2018 13:17

Post code lottery perhaps?

S
S
06 Sep 2018 19:19

@Lynne maybe!

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