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1. Health checks in Lambeth - the details
We know that our risk of developing preventable problems like heart disease, stroke, type 2 diabetes, kidney disease or dementia increases with age.
Health checks are all about diagnosing these problems as early as possible and encouraging those at a higher-risk to take action. For more detailed information about Health checks explore the drop downs below or download the leaflet at the bottom of the page.
Remember that the average health check only takes 20-30 minutes but it could save your life.
Who can have a free health check?
What happens at a health check?
Why do I need a health check?
Where do I go for a health check?
2. Using the right NHS service
If you're ill or injured and need medical help or advice, choose well by using the right NHS service for your needs.
Take some time to find out more about the variety of healthcare services that are available to you and what they can offer.