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.
- 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
- 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 email@example.com with your name, date of birth and contact number. The service will make contact to arrange an appointment