Protecting your health

NHS health checks

Information on NHS health checks to find out how healthy your heart is for adults between 40 and 74 years old.

The NHS Health Check Programme

An NHS Health Check is a sophisticated check of your heart health aimed at adults aged 40 to 74.

The check involves:

  • measuring your blood pressure
  • measuring your pulse
  • measuring your height
  • measuring your weight
  • asking you some lifestyle questions to see if there’s more you can do to look after your health

Visit the NHS website for more information.

Last updated: 23 February 2023