Free Health Checks

Patient having a health check

Free health checks are available for everyone in England who is aged 40-74.
 

 

Unfortunately, Everyone is at risk of developing heart disease, stroke, diabetes, kidney disease and some forms of dementia.

However, the good news is that these conditions can often be prevented, even if you have a family history of them.

NHS Health Check can help you by assessing your risk of developing these health problems and giving you personalised advice on how to reduce it.

Find out when and how you can get you health check below.


Health Checks in Lewisham

All GP practices and some pharmacies in the borough offer free NHS Health Checks for 40-74 year olds. If you’re registered with a GP, you may be invited for the check by letter, or you may be offered the check when you're at your GP or local pharmacy.

Please call 0808 1410 118 or visit www.lewisham.gov.uk/healthchecks for more information or for a list of participating pharmacies.


Health Checks in Greenwich

All GP Practices offer a health check. If you’re registered with a GP, you may be invited for the check by letter, or you may be offered the check when you're at your GP or local pharmacy.

To find a list of GPs and pharmacies in Greenwich, please go to the  NHS Choices website.


Health Checks in Other Boroughs

All GP Practices offer a health check. If you’re registered with a GP, you may be invited for the check by letter, or you may be offered the check when you're at your GP or local pharmacy.

To find a list of GPs and pharmacies in your area, please go to the  NHS Choices website.

 

Stoptober

Stoptober

We can give you the support you need to make it through Stoptober.

Just drop in to one of our Stoptober sessions that we are running throughout the month.

When: Every Tuesday in October, 5-7

Where : Owen Centre, Lewisham Hospital