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Evidence in Practice: NHS Health Check programme

Evidence in Practice: NHS Health Check programme

Publication date: Monday, 01 April 2019
Contributor(s): Professor Jamie Waterall, Dr Catherine Lagord, Slade Carter, Katherine Thompson

The NHS Health Check is a national programme offering a health check-up every five years to adults in England aged 40 to 74 without a pre-existing cardiovascular condition. One of the largest prevention programmes of its type in the world, the programme is designed to help prevent and detect early signs of heart disease, stroke, kidney disease, type 2 diabetes and dementia. 1 This article reviews the evidence that has accumulated since the programme was established.
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This has been produced in collaboration with PHE & NHS England who contributed towards the content. BHF & Stroke Association contributed towards the funding but had no role in the design or content. Final editorial control rests with the authors & editors
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Category: Evidence in Practice
Edition: Volume 11 Number 1 February 2019
Contributor(s): Professor Jamie Waterall, Dr Catherine Lagord, Slade Carter, Katherine Thompson

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