Prevention – Protecting Health


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NHS Health Checks

Headlines The NHS Health Check is a health check-up for adults aged between 40 and 74. It is a series of tests aimed at detecting early signs of cardio-vascular disease (CVD). In Wakefield, around 6% of people who receive a check have undiagnosed CVD or are identified as having a CVD risk score of greater … Continue reading "NHS Health Checks"

Adult Immunisations

Headlines: Vaccination coverage in Wakefield is above the national average for Flu and Pneumonia, however it is below the national ambition of 75% in over 65s and 55% in the at risk populations under 65 Only half of individuals under 65 in an at risk group received the Flu vaccination for the last few years … Continue reading "Adult Immunisations"