Quintiles will be undertaking free health checks and cholesterol test on behalf of the NHS for people based at Adastral Park on 18-22 March in Conference Room 1, Antares Building, subject to the following conditions;

  • You are aged 40 – 74 (inclusive).
  • You are registered with a GP based in Suffolk or are a resident in Suffolk.
  • You have not had an NHS Health Check within the last 5 years.
  • You are not taking medication for; diabetes, heart disease or heart failure, atrial fibrillation, stroke or TIA, kidney disease, high blood pressure, high cholesterol or arterial disease.

The health check consists of the following:

  • Weight, height measurements
  • Calculation of BMI
  • Blood pressure tests
  • Blood tests for cholesterol & glucose
  • Personal & family medical history
  • Lifestyle assessments – smoking, alcohol, diet and exercise
  • Calculation of CVD risk score
  • Communication of results and advice to patient
  • Referral to GP or emergency services
  • Referral to lifestyle programmes

Please refer to Latest News at Adastral Park – February 2013 e-mail for links to book appointment times.

In addition, LiveWell Suffolk will be available on the following times/dates to offer free support and advise on healthy lifestyle issues such as, quitting smoking, losing weight, healthy eating,  getting more active and more;

Monday 18 March – 11.00-15.00

Wednesday 20 March – 09.30-12.00

Friday 22 March – 09.30-12.00

If you have any questions, please e-mail Carol Frost.