NHS Health Checks help people learn more about their health – in a way that doesn’t judge, but which supports them.
Free NHS Health Checks in Hull are carried out by our trained healthy lifestyles advisor Hannah Dobson.
Who is eligible for a free NHS Health Check?
What happens at the NHS Health Check?
Hannah checks a person’s BMI, cholesterol, blood pressure and waist measurements and asks lifestyle questions about smoking, alcohol and exercise. Each person receives a heart age and CVD risk score based on their individual results, along with a tailored plan of simple lifestyle changes they can make to improve their health.
After their NHS Health Check, Hannah encourages people to join Best-You, a free online community offering healthy lifestyles help and advice. Best-You is a great place for people to:
People needing extra support or with cholesterol and blood pressure concerns are referred on to their GP or to specialist stop smoking, drug, alcohol or weight management services in Hull, as required.