Information about Health Checks, which are provided free of charge to East Riding adults aged 40 to 74 years-old who have not previously been diagnosed with a long-term condition, such as heart disease, liver disease, diabetes, chronic kidney disease and high blood pressure.
Health Checks are provided free of charge to East Riding adults aged 40 to 74 years old who have not previously been diagnosed with a long term condition, such as heart disease, liver disease, diabetes, chronic kidney disease and high blood pressure.
It is advised that adults who meet this criteria should have a health check every 5 years.
Individuals attend a face-to-face consultation where they are asked a series of questions and some simple tests are carried out to determine their risk of developing health issues in the future.
The questions include:
The tests include:
After the check is completed, you will discuss the results and what this means to your health. Lifestyle advice is provided, for example on how to get help to give up smoking, to be more active, to eat healthily or to lower alcohol consumption. If needed, you will be referred to other services.
Please visit the NHS websites below for more information about NHS Health Checks:
NHS Health Check website (external website)
NHS Choices Health Check website (external website)
You can get a Health Check at various East Riding of Yorkshire Council Leisure Centres, provided by Leisure Services:
Health Trainers (external website) Tel. 0800 9177752
Alfred Bean Hospital, Driffield, YO25 5JR
Boots (external website)
Lloyds Pharmacy (external website)
Unit 6, Welton Road, Brough, HU15 1AF, Tel. (01482) 667371
Superdrug (external website)
You can view individual leaflets in the most popular languages, using the links below.
Please note: these documents belong to the NHS and are not the property of East Riding of Yorkshire council, therefore we accept no responsibility for the content. The leaflets can also be downloaded directly from the NHS website:
NHS Health Check leaflet - National Information Leaflets (pdf 313kb external website, opens in new window)
NHS Health Check leaflet - English (pdf 1.7mb external website)
NHS Health Check leaflet - English (large print) (pdf 393kb external website)