Health Check Service
FedBucks now operates the 'NHS Health Checks' Service.
FedBucks carries out 'NHS Health Checks', a new disease prevention programme, on behalf of the following GP surgery:
Hughenden Valley Surgery
If you are aged between 40 and 74 and attend 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.
Even small changes will help you achieve your healthy lifestyle goals or manage your long term condition. Live Well Stay Well is a free service that has already helped thousands of people in Buckinghamshire to lose weight, quit smoking, get more active, feel happier or manage their diabetes. They can also support you with the emotional challenges of managing your long term condition, and support families to manage a child's weight. Click here to find out more and complete your online Healthy Lifestyle Assessment or phone the service on 01628 857 311.
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
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:
Live Well Stay Well
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:
NHS Living Well - Drinking and Alcohol
One Recovery Bucks
To help with anxiety, stress or low mood:
Healthy Minds Bucks - support for those experiencing difficulties with anxiety, depression or stress.