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Support for adults

NHS Health Checks

What is an NHS Health Check? 

The NHS Health Check is a national prevention programme for adults in England aged 40-74. It checks your circulatory and heart health and what your risk is of getting a serious disease. 

Are Health Checks available in Devon? 

Please speak with your GP surgery about any available health checks they may offer.   

What can I do if I’m worried about my health? 

If you have any concerns about your health, you should speak to your GP or a trained healthcare professional. 

 You can also access more information including Do you know your heart age? on the Better Health site. 

Our healthy lifestyle service OneSmallStep supports adults and families to adopt a healthier lifestyle, providing advice, information and support. 

Free Learning Disability Annual Health Check

Health Check Letter from GPEasy read document around requesting a post-14 Annual Health check at your local GP surgery. The following websites also have further information have a look at the NHS website and Mencap

Find services, groups and clubs in Devon on the Pinpoint website

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Find advice on how to stay healthy and well on the OneSmallStep website

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