Health Checks


Even if you feel perfectly well, as you get older your risk of developing certain conditions such as a stroke, kidney disease, type 2 diabetes or heart disease increases. That’s why the NHS Health Check is offered to people aged 40-74 with no pre-existing conditions. You should have an NHS Health Check every five years.

Why have an NHS Health Check?

The NHS Health Check is a free check-up of your overall health. Most people will be fine, but if you are at risk, we’ll support you to make the simple changes needed. That way, if you’re atrisk of getting certain health problems such as heart disease, diabetes, kidney disease or a stroke it can be nipped in the bud before it becomes serious. 

Who can have an NHS Health Check?

  • If you’re aged 40 to 74
  • You should have a health check every 5 years if you have not had a stroke, or you do not have heart disease, diabetes or kidney disease.

How you can get an NHS Health Check

During this free ‘midlife MOT’ you’ll be asked some easy questions and a health professional will do some simple tests.

During the 30-45 min session, they will check your Blood pressure BMI,(a measure of whether you are a healthy weight), Weight, Height, Cholesterol and HbA1C (diabetes). 

Where can you have an NHS Health Check 

There are many convenient places within the community including Tamworth and Burntwood Libraries, at events such as the Fuse and even businesses, such as David Lloyd, the Co-op and Floret.

Arrange your NHS Check today 

If you live in one of the Everyone Health Staffordshire areas and are aged between 40–74 you may be invited for a check. If not you’ll need to contact Everyone Health Staffordshire on 0333 005 0095 or eh.staffs@nhs.net to book an appointment

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