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NHS Health Checks

Key documents for service delivery

NHS Health Checks reporting to Public Health Dorset

  • providers using SystmOne are required to submit activity data using the Public Health Dorset SystmOne template (found on SystmOne, this is not provided by Public Health Dorset)

  • providers using EMIS are required to download and complete the NHS Health Checks Excel quarterly reporting template 2019-20

  • providers using PharmOutcomes or Outcomes4Health should use the NHS Health Checks templates within these systems as outlined in the service specification

Ordering NHS Health Checks equipment

To complete an NHS Health Check, providers are required to undertake various point of care tests. The list below includes the test type and link to the corresponding Buyers Guide. The page numbers for navigating to the supplier contact details are also included:

NHS Health Checks training requirements

There is no requirement for providers to attend face to face training to deliver this service.

The information below is a summary of the main training requirements. For more detailed information please see the NHS Health Checks service specification.

  • 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

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