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NHS Health Check Training for Norfolk Practices

4th Sep 2024
9:30am - 3:30pm (BST)
4th Sep 2024
9:30am - 3:30pm (BST)
Not an online event
Attendance certificate available


NHS Health Check Training for Norfolk Practices

Delivered by Michaela Nuttall RGN MSc

Former Clinical Advisor Personalised Prevention OHID

Chair Health Care Committee HEART UK

This is an In-person event, venue details are on the Norfolk webpage on the Smart Health Solutions website.

Food and refreshments will be provided on the day.

This bespoke NHS Health Check Training is a great opportunity to update your knowledge nationally and locally, whilst networking with colleagues from across Wiltshire.

This event is for Norfolk only, please visit the Smart Health Solutions website for more information on the NHS Health Check training.

This course will provide the learner with updated knowledge and understanding to support them in carrying out an NHS Health Check assessment and to inform the client of the significance of their results and their risk, providing brief advice if required.

It provides underpinning knowledge for the core competences and technical competences described in the NHS Health Check competence framework produced by Public Health England.

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 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 and handouts for each course are available for future reference via the MedAll platform.

You will need to create an account on MedAll, the platform for HCPs used for registration, handouts and certificates. Click here for a helpful guide

We are a registered Centre for the Royal Society of Public Health (RSPH), and HEART UK supports our cardiovascular training. The NHS Health Check Competency Framework underpins our training.

We are proud of our strong heritage in supporting the NHS Health Check Programme, especially for training we have been providing since 2008,


Join us for the NHS Health Check Training tailored for Norfolk Practices. This comprehensive and essential training will equip medical professionals with the knowledge and skills necessary to carry out efficient health checks. This program will focus on the specifics of the regional health needs and address how to effectively operate within the NHS framework. Enhancing your clinical competence and ensuring optimal patient care are our top priorities. A must-attend for healthcare professionals seeking to excel in their practice.
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Learning objectives

1. To understand the significance and objective of the NHS Health Check, including its role in preventing health conditions like heart disease, stroke, diabetes, and kidney disease among others. 2. To learn and master the procedures involved in conducting an effective NHS Health Check, including patient screening, risk assessments and health advice provision. 3. To explore and discuss the latest guidelines, best practices, and clinical evidence associated with NHS Health Check program. 4. To develop efficient communication skills to encourage more patients to participate in health checks, and effectively deliver health advice that promotes positive behavior change. 5. To gain knowledge on the administrative aspects of the NHS Health Check, such as patient record keeping, and management information requirements, to ensure smooth operation of the program within the Norfolk Practices.
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