The NHS Health Check is a health check-up for adults in England aged 40 to 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. 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 check is for people who are aged 40 to 74 who do not have any of the following pre-existing conditions:
heart disease, chronic kidney disease, diabetes, high blood pressure, atrial fibrillation, transient ischaemic attack, inherited high cholesterol, heart failure, peripheral arterial disease, stroke, currentl being prescribed statins to lower your cholesterol.
You don't need to wait until your health check to start making healthy changes. You can try this online Heart Age test, or take the How Are You quiz, and start now with these health apps and trackers.
111 is the NHS non-emergency number. It’s fast, easy and free. Call 111 and speak to a highly trained adviser, supported by healthcare professionals.
Use Patient Access to book an appointment, order repeat prescriptions and view your medical record.
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