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The impact of the NHS Health Check: asking the right questions

Publication date: Thursday, 02 October 2014
Contributor(s): Dr Matt Kearney et al.

A recent study concluded that in general practices providing NHS Health Checks, the change in reported prevalence of diabetes, hypertension, coronary heart disease (CHD) and chronic kidney disease (CKD) does not differ from practices that provide usual care.  Although the study was not randomised and was not powered to support this conclusion, it is of interest because it raises a number of important questions about the delivery of the NHS Health Check.

Category: Editorial
Edition: Volume 7 Number 3 Oct-Nov-Dec 2014
Print edition page(s): 106
Contributor(s): Dr Matt Kearney et al.

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