Everyone is at risk of developing heart disease, stroke, type 2 diabetes or kidney disease. But these diseases can often be prevented, and NHS Health Check can help you by assessing your risk and giving you personalised advice on how to reduce it.
The NHS Health Check involves a few straightforward health tests and some simple questions about your medical history.
The results of your NHS Health Check will give you and your GP a clearer picture of your health and your risk of developing one of the vascular diseases: heart disease, stroke, kidney disease, and type 2 diabetes. There will be time to discuss your results, and you'll be offered personalised advice on how to maintain or improve your health.
At an NHS Health Check, you'll be given personalised advice that will help you to maintain or improve your health, and lower your risk of developing heart disease, stroke, type 2 diabetes or kidney disease.
By taking action you'll improve your chance of a longer, healthier life.