Access Criteria

NHS Health Checks

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To be entitled to a free NHS Health check, you must:

  • Live in Suffolk
  • Be aged between 40 – 74 years.
  • Have no current diagnoses of or be taking medication for any of the following:
  • Heart disease.
  • High blood pressure.
  • Atrial fibrillation.
  • High cholesterol.
  • Diabetes.
  • Strokes or mini Strokes.
  • Kidney disease.
  • Dementia.
  • Not have had a full, 30-minute NHS health check in the last 5 years, where written results were provided. 
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What will happen at my Health Check?