Why should you have an NHS Health Check?

The NHS Health Check is a health check-up for adults in England aged 40-74. It's designed to spot early signs of stroke, kidney disease, heart disease, type 2 diabetes or dementia. As we get older, we have a higher risk of developing one of these conditions. An NHS Health Check helps find ways to lower this risk.

The Free NHS Health Check is with a healthcare assistant at your GP practice.

You don’t have to wait to be invited but you do have to be eligible. If you are between 40 and 74 contact your GP practice to find out.