The Check

The NHS Health Check is a few straightforward health tests and some simple questions about your medical history.


NHS Health Check and you
Learn how to access your NHS Health Check and where it will happen.
More about NHS Health Check and you


What happens at NHS Health Check?
Read about the questions, tests and personalised advice you'll be offered.
More about what happens at NHS Health Check


The tests you will be offered

NHS Health Check: the tests
An overview of the health tests that form part of NHS Health Check.
More about the tests


Blood pressure test
What happens during the blood pressure test at your check.
More about the blood pressure test


Cholesterol test
What happens during the cholesterol test at your check.
More about the cholesterol test


Your Body Mass Index (BMI)
Your BMI will be measured at your NHS Health Check.
More about your BMI

Related articles


What is NHS Health Check?

Why these four diseases?

NHS Choices links


Live Well: lose weight

Live Well: fitness

Live Well: good food

Health A-Z: high blood pressure

Health A-Z: cholesterol


Other links


Change4Life

Alcohol effects

NHS 5 A DAY

Go Smokefree

Eatwell

Toolkit


Check your weight

Get daily fitness tips on your desktop

Plan healthy 5 A DAY meals

Assess your drinking

Calculate the cost of smoking

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