Health Check Service
CV Health carries out 'NHS Health Checks', a new disease prevention programme, on behalf of the following GP surgery:
- Hughenden Valley Surgery at Hughenden Valley Surgery
If you are aged between 40 and 74 and attend one of this surgery and you haven't had a heart check up in the last 5 years you will be invited to take advantage of this service.
The Health Check includes:
- Blood pressure measurement
- Weight and height measurement
- Cholesterol measurement through taking a blood sample
- A lifestyle questionnaire
There is a wealth of information available to assist you in improving your health via the NHS and other organisations, depending on what you are trying to achieve.
NHS Lifecheck will provide information specific to your life style based on a short questionnaire.
To stop smoking visit :
Buckinghamshire Smoke Free Support Services
NHS Living Well - Stop Smoking Services
Solutions 4 Health - Smoking Cessation Service
To become more active visit:
Buckinghamshire's County Council's Simply Walk Pages
Leap with US
The British Heart Foundation's Staying Active Pages
To lose weight visit:
The British Heart Foundations Healthy Eating
NHS Living Well - Weight Loss Assistance
To keep your heart healthy:
The British Heart Foundations on-line monthly Heart Matters Magazine providing information for all areas of your life.
To reduce your alcohol intake:
Buckinghamshire County Council - Healthly Living Alcohol Advice
NHS Living Well - Drinking and Alcohol
To help with depression:
Healthy Minds Bucks - support for those experiencing difficulties with anxiety, depression or stress.