Free health check at Doncaster Talking Shop

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Rotherham Doncaster and South Humber NHS Foundation Trust is offering a free NHS health check to people in Doncaster aged between 40 and 74 years on Friday November 22.

The ‘test your health’ check, which is taking place at the Talking Shop, 63 Hall Gate, Doncaster, is a quick and simple review of core risk factors associated with type 2 diabetes, renal disease, stroke and heart disease. People will also receive tailored advice on how to stay fit and healthy.

People can drop into the Talking Shop between 9.30am and 3pm, or can book an appointment in advance by ringing (01302) 565650.

The check takes around 20 minutes and includes:

Questions about health and family history

Measurement of height and weight

Blood pressure, cholesterol and blood glucose tests

An opportunity for the attendee to ask any related health questions

Practical advice for the future.

People are eligible for a free NHS health check if they:

Live in Doncaster or are registered with a Doncaster GP

Are aged 40 to 74

Haven’t already had a cardiovascular (CV) risk or Test Your Health assessment

Are not receiving treatment for heart disease, blood pressure, diabetes, chronic kidney disease, high cholesterol or stroke.