The Menopaus’ull team are pleased to be offering it’s ladies another opportunity to take part in a FREE midlife health MOT – what better way to get a healthier you on track and find out how small alterations to your lifestyle can have a big impact on your health. NHS Health Checks help people learn more about their health – in a way that doesn’t judge, but supports you.
Who is eligible for a free NHS Health Check?
People aged 40 – 74
Living and registered with a GP in Hull
Who have NOT previously been diagnosed with heart disease, heart problems such as angina or heart attacks, high cholesterol or familial hyperlipidaemia, high blood pressure, diabetes, kidney disease or had a stroke/TIA, PAD, Atrial Fibrillation or chronic kidney disease.
Who have not had an NHS Health Check in the last five years.
What happens at the NHS Health Check?
Trained Healthy Lifestyles advisor Kelly, will be checking BMI, cholesterol, blood pressure and waist measurements, along with asking lifestyle questions about smoking, alcohol and exercise.
Each person receives a heart age and CVD risk score based on their individual results, along with a tailored plan of simple lifestyle changes they can make to improve their health.
After their NHS Health Check, Kelly encourages people to join Best-You, a free online community offering healthy lifestyles help and advice. Best-You is a great place for people to: • Learn about their health and wellbeing • Join groups of people supporting each other • Find helpful tips and tools to set goals and track how they’re doing.
People needing extra support or with cholesterol and blood pressure concerns are referred on to their GP or to specialist stop smoking, drug, alcohol or weight management service in Hull, as required.