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Get Your NHS Health Check Now!

These free checkups for 40-74 year-olds will tell you whether you're at risk of developing certain health problems.

One of the best ways to look after your health is to catch possible problems early. Knowing whether you're at risk of having certain conditions means you can take positive steps to improve your health. 

Are you aged between 40 and 74?

This is the best age to spot early signs of health problems such as heart diseasediabeteskidney disease or stroke. By finding out whether you are at risk of developing these conditions, you can make positive changes to address problems before they take hold.

If you fall into this age range, have not had an NHS Health Check in the last 5 years, and don't already have one of these conditions, you are eligible for an NHS Health Check

What does it involve?

The Health Check takes no more than 30 minutes and can be done at a location of your choice. You'll have your height, weight, blood pressure and cholesterol measured, and be asked some simple questions about your health and lifestyle. Then, you'll be given personalised advice about how to reduce your risk of developing health problems.

What next?

For more information about Health Checks and how to book one visit the Public Health Dorset website.

The power is in your hand to take control and improve your health, but we know it can be tough. If you're advised to make some changes to your lifestyle, LiveWell Dorset is here support you every step of the way. We offer free information, advice and coaching to manage your weight, move more, stop smoking and drink less. Get started by checking out our Habit Hacker, or connect with our friendly team to find out how we can help. 

How does this work?

The tailored approach LiveWell Dorset uses to come up with solutions to the things that are stopping us achieving our goals, is based upon work done by University College London developing the COM-B model of behaviour change. In this model, all behaviour is influenced by understanding a person’s capability to change, their opportunity to change and their motivation to change. By understanding which of these is the biggest barrier to change, we can tailor support accordingly. This model of behaviour change is at the centre of the support we offer, online and in person.

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