Services Database NHS Health Checks (Cambridgeshire Area)

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The NHS Health Check programme is a national programme to detect individuals in the 40-74 year old age range who are at risk of developing cardio-vascular disease.

NHS Health Check Consultations:

• NHS Health Checks are face-to-face consultations with patients.
• Each consultation should ideally last 20-30 minutes.
• Informed consent must be obtained and documented prior to the consultation.

Location of service

Cambridgeshire & Peterborough LPC


Local Authority (LA)

Method of commissioning

Local Authority contract

Source of funding

Local Authority (LA)

Service type

NHS Health Check

Other organisations involved


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Pharmacy Staff involved in carrying out the NHS Health Check should have received training and hold the following competencies:

• Phlebotomy
• Infection Control
• Calculation and communication of risk
• Lifestyle Advice
• Audit C
• Motivational Interviewing
• Data collection, storage and reporting
• Point of Care testing for lipids (and HbA1c if relevant).


This service is available in the Cambridgeshire area only.