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NHS & Chronic Disease Health Checks

All patients aged 40-74 years of age are eligible to a free NHS Health Check every 5 years. This check will include lifestyle advice and screening for possible signs of heart disease, stroke, or diabetes.

If you have been diagnosed with a long-term condition, then you will be offered an appointment every year on your birth month for a review of this condition/s. Nurses and HCAs are provided with training to complete these reviews on behalf of the doctor, you will be advised by the receptionist on which nurse or HCA can complete your review, depending on your conditions you may need to attend more than one appointment.

For more detail about these conditions, the websites, below may be of use: