The NHS is offering Enhanced Health Checks for residents to review their health. These are aimed at finding the early signs of health problems or any underlying health conditions.

Respiratory examination:

  • Oxygen saturation.
  • Physical examination of chest.
  • Smoking cessation intervention.
  • Any concerns identified from the initial respiratory assessment will result in an onward referral for a spirometry assessment/further support

Lifestyle & health

  • Weight
  • Body mass index
  • Blood pressure and pulse
  • Physical activity reviews
  • Dietary review with onward referral to various weight loss management programmes.
  • Health advice around dental and eye care
  • Any concerns identified from initial assessment may result in a referral for a bloods tests - to assess conditions such as diabetes, high cholesterol, thyroid function test and renal function if indicated.
  • Onward referrals to a Social prescribing Link Worker and Community Self-Care service

Enhanced Health Checks for children include:

  • Checking concerns around breathing.
  • Emotional health screening.
  • Weight monitoring and links to local weight management services.
  • Focus on dental hygiene & physical activity

Making an appointment

If you are a local resident or were present on the night of the fire and are worried, you should contact your GP to get a Enhance Health Check or refer yourself to the Community Enhanced Health Check Service by emailing with your name, date of birth and contact number. The service will make contact to arrange an appointment