NHS Health Check: Foundation Training

Our ‘NHS Health Check: Foundation Training for Healthcare Professionals’ course provides essential training for healthcare professionals in primary care. Developed in line with national guidance, it teaches how to perform a variety of assessments to determine a client’s risk and understand how to communicate this risk to reduce their chances of developing heart disease, stroke, diabetes, kidney disease and certain types of dementia.


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NHS Health Check TrainingThis comprehensive course is designed to equip healthcare professionals in primary care settings in the UK with the necessary skills and knowledge to perform an NHS Health Check. The course will focus on using evidence based practices, adherence to national guidelines, and an overview of every step of the NHS Health Check process, from invitation through to take home information and referrals.

Exploring health promotion, client-centred care and legal issues, participants will gain knowledge of how to complete physical and written risk assessments. This will include personal data, physiological measurement, family history of cardiovascular disease (CVD) and diabetes, alcohol and smoking status, activity level, diabetes and CVD risk score and dementia risk reduction messaging. Participants will become competent in assessing client’s risk based on data collected to develop a plan of care with the client, including any necessary referrals to local services as per local and national guidelines.



NHS Health Check: Foundation Training – Core Modules






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Developed in line with UK national standards and guidelines and guidance from the NHS and NICE.






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