NHS Health Check
Last updated 20 October 2021
If you're aged between 40 and 74 years old, an NHS Health Check is available free of charge. You GP will invite you for your NHS Health Check.
If you have never been invited please contact your practice or health centre.
The NHS Health Check can lower your risk of developing:
- type 2 diabetes
- heart disease
- a stroke
- kidney disease
- certain types of dementia
Through simple lifestyle changes, such as diet and physical activity, you can lower your risk of developing serious health problems. Take action now and enjoy a healthier life for longer.
If you want to change your lifestyle, you do not need to wait for an NHS Health Check. You can also visit the Healthy Stockport website for help with making changes now.
Visit the NHS Health Check website for more information about what happens at the Health Check and why it's important.