Teesside NHS Health Check New Advisor Training


This course has been developed to increase the skills and knowledge of Healthcare Professionals working in General Practice wishing to deliver NHS Health Checks.


  • Current uptake of Health Checks in the area and how that fits into the local health agenda 

  • Aims and elements of a Health Check 

  • The epidemiology of Cardiovascular Disease/Dementia 

  • Assessing and managing risk; who to include; fixed and modifiable risk factors 

  • QRisk - 10 year risk of heart attack and stroke 

  • Cholesterol, blood pressure and BMI explained  

  • The National Picture & Local Picture  

  • Communicating risk and assessing a patient/clients thoughts re: lifestyle changes using evidence based behaviour techniques 

Suitable for: 

Healthcare professionals new to delivering Health Checks working in General Practice in the Stockton, Middlesbrough, Hartlepool and Redcar & Cleveland areas only. Please note this is not for current NHS Health Check Advisors. 


3 hours 

No Dates at present
To be notified when dates become available call 0191 432 9838 or email training@firstcontactclinical.co.uk