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NHS Health Check Clinical Refresher

11th Jun 2024
8:30 - 11:30am (GMT)
11th Jun 2024
8:30 - 11:30am (GMT)
£150 (GBP)
Link not provided
Attendance certificate available
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Delivered by:

Michaela Nuttall RGN MSc

Former Clinical Advisor Personalised Prevention OHID
Chair Health Care Committee HEART UK


fast-paced session with a refresher of the whole programme and the opportunity to troubleshoot issues and vote on the three topics they would like included in their training. Topics include Audit C, AF, BP, Chol, CKD, CVD Risk, Dementia, GPPAQ, and familial hypercholesterolemia. Attendees value and enjoy this style of interactivity for their learning.

Learning Outcomes

  • State why NHS Health Checks are important.
  • Identify non-modifiable risk factors for cardiovascular disease.
  • Identify modifiable risk factors for cardiovascular disease.
  • Know the NHS Health Check filters
  • State how an NHS Health Check should be conducted.
  • Identify how an NHS Health Check can assess and interpret the risk of cardiovascular disease.
  • State how the risk of cardiovascular disease and opportunities for reducing this risk may best be communicated.

Who should attend

Anyone involved in the delivery of health checks who has already completed the full day training, including:

  • Practice Nurses
  • Nurse Practitioners
  • GPs
  • Health Care Assistants
  • Care co-ordinators
  • Social Prescribers
  • Administration
  • Practice Staff
  • Pharmacists
  • Allied Healthcare Professionals
  • Health Trainers & Champions
  • Healthy Lifestyle Professionals


Certificates of participation are available to all attendees on submission of evaluation. Handouts for each course are available for future reference via the MedAll platform.




The NHS Health Check Clinical Refresher course is an interactive session led by Michaela Nuttall, a former Clinical Advisor Personalised Prevention OHID and Chair of the Health Care Committee at HEART UK. This fast-paced programme offers a complete refresher of the NHS Health Check, with attendees getting the opportunity to troubleshoot issues and vote on chosen training topics. It is intended for medical professionals who have already completed the full-day training, to reaffirm their knowledge in the identification of risk factors for cardiovascular disease, undertaking and interpreting NHS Health Check assessments, and effective communication towards the mitigation of these risks. At a cost of £150, attendees receive participation certificates and exclusive course materials through the MedAll platform.
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Learning objectives

1. Understand the significance of NHS Health Checks: By the end of the session, participants should be able to articulate the importance of NHS Health Checks in early detection and prevention of illnesses such as cardiovascular diseases, diabetes, and kidney problems. 2. Knowledge of Risk Factors for Cardiovascular Diseases: Participants should be able to identify both modifiable and non-modifiable risk factors for cardiovascular diseases and discuss them comprehensively, understanding their individual contributions towards occurrence and progression of these diseases. 3. Familiarise with NHS Health Check filters: Participants should be able to competently use and apply NHS Health Check filters to accurately examine potential complications in a patient's health. 4. Conduct NHS Health Checks: The session will educate participants on the proper procedures and guidelines for effectively conducting NHS Health Checks. They should know the steps involved and what information needs to be collected. 5. Communicate Risks and Opportunities for Risk Reduction: After the teaching session, participants should be proficient in explaining to patients the results of their NHS Health Check, the risks identified, and hoe to effectively reduce these risks. They should be able to provide clear, easy-to-understand information, tailored advice, and lifestyle recommendations.
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11th Jun 2024
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£150 (GBP)
Link not provided
Attendance certificate available