NHS Health Checks - Public Health Dorset

NHS Health Checks

Key documents for service delivery

What training is needed? 

The information below is a summary of the main training requirements. 

  • the provider shall ensure that all practitioners who conduct NHS Health Checks are fully trained to deliver the programme as per the NHS Health Check Competence Framework (March 2015) and NHS Health Check Competence Framework (June 2015). See NHS Health Checks training and development tools website
  • Point of Care Testing machine familiarisation should be provided by the machine manufacturer
  • the provider shall ensure that all practitioners who conduct NHS Health Checks are fully skilled to provide the behaviour change advice and guidance as per NICE guidance PH6, Healthy Living Pharmacy (HLP) Level 1 or PSPH Award level 2 demonstrate this skill requirement

How do providers submit claims?

  • providers using SystmOne (including via the Ardens templates) need to submit activity data using the Public Health Dorset SystmOne template. Find out how to do this in the step-by-step guide
  • providers using PharmOutcomes should use the NHS Health Checks templates within the system as outlined in the service specification

 

NHS Health Checks frequently asked questions

Our NHS Health Checks frequently asked questions document has been updated to reflect current requirements for service delivery during 2024-25 and drawing on recent queries from providers. This document will continue to be updated to incorporate any further queries with our response to assist providers in delivery of this service.
 

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