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NHS Health Checks


If you are aged 40 – 74 and live in Norfolk you could be eligible for a FREE NHS Health Check.

As we get older our risk of developing heart disease, type 2 diabetes, kidney disease, stroke and certain types of dementia increases - the good news is they can often be prevented.  Norfolk County Council funds free NHS Health Checks for residents aged 40 – 74 who have not already been diagnosed with one of the above conditions. 

An NHS Health Check takes about 20 to 30 minutes and you can have a free check once every five years. NHS Health Checks are available in most GP surgeries and at over 60 pharmacies across Norfolk.

Are you eligible?

Unfortunately, not everyone is eligible for an NHS Health Check. Please see the frequently asked questions for more information about why we might not be able to offer you a check.

More about NHS Health Checks

NHS Health Check is a national programme - find out more at NHS Choices. Got a question? Try our frequently asked questions or give us a call on 0344 800 8029.


Find your nearest NHS Health Check venue

To find your nearest free NHS Health Check provider all you have to do is:

  • Enter your postcode into the search box below and select the distance you are able to travel.
  • Choose from a list of pharmacies and GPs that provide NHS Health Checks.
  • Contact the venue directly to make an appointment for your check.


Please note: GPs can only see their registered patients at their GP practice while pharmacies will see any patient living in Norfolk.

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