Everyone is at risk of developing heart disease, stroke, diabetes, kidney disease and some forms of dementia. The good news is that these conditions can often be prevented – even if you have a history of them in your family. Have your free Health Check and you will be better prepared for the future and be able to take steps to maintain or improve your health.
We will take your blood pressure while you are sitting down and resting.
We will ask you to take your shoes off and step on our height measurement device.
We will ask you to take your shoes off and any jackets and step onto our medically calibrated scales.
How much exercise do you get in a week? How long for and kind of exercise you are doing, such as walking, running and any sports.
Do you smoke?
How much do you smoke in a day and a week?
Are you a social Smoker?
How many units of alcohol do you consume within a week.
Do you have any family history of heart disease or any cardiac health problems.
Do you have any family history of diabetes or any metabolic illness.
To promote and improve the early identification and management of the individual behavioural and physiological risk factors for vascular disease and the other conditions associated with those risk factors.
To support individuals to effectively manage and reduce behavioural risks and associated conditions through information, behavioural and evidence based clinical interventions.
To help reduce inequalities in the distribution and burden of behavioural risks, related conditions and multiple morbidities.
To promote and support appropriate operational research and evaluation to optimise
programme delivery and impact, nationally and locally.
• Coronary heart disease
• Chronic kidney disease (CKD), which has been classified as stage 3, 4 or 5 within the meaning of the National Institute for Health and Care Excellence (NICE) clinical guideline 182 on CKD
• Atrial fibrillation
• Previous Transient ischaemic attack (TIA / Mini Stroke)
• Hypercholesterolemia – defined as familial hypercholesterolemia
• Heart failure
• Peripheral arterial disease
• Previous Stroke
• Is currently being prescribed statins for the purpose of lowering cholesterol
We know that your risk of developing heart disease, stroke, type 2 diabetes, kidney disease and dementia increases with age. There are also certain things that will put you at even greater risk.
• being overweight
• being physically inactive
• not eating healthily
• drinking too much alcohol
• high blood pressure
• high cholesterol.
Both men and women can develop these conditions, and having one could increase your risk of developing another in the future.