Community service provision
NHS Health Check invitation process
NHS Health Checks Cholesterol measurement requirements
From April 2014, the NHS Health Checks specification requires providers to measure the Total Cholesterol/HDL (TC/HDL) ratio in order that patients receive their correct QRISK score.
Providers need to ensure that Total Cholesterol/HDL cassettes are used when measuring cholesterol with point of care testing devices such as the LDx or Cardiochek.
If your practice is providing NHS Health Checks under the Public Health contract for 2016/17, further training has been arranged for the following date:
Wednesday 1 February 2017 – Wimborne
This is a condensed half-day training event which is aimed at practitioners currently delivering the NHS Health Check and also those new to delivering NHS Health Checks.
Practitioners are invited to book on to the training through Eventbrite as follows: