Sentinel – Plymouth Pharmacy Based NHS Health Checks
The NHS have been offering Health Checks since April 2009 to all patients aged between 40 and 74 not on an existing disease register to help prevent the development of heart disease, stroke, diabetes and kidney disease as well as carry out an alcohol assessment and improve dementia awareness.
NHS Health Checks are normally offered through patients GP surgeries. Across the Plymouth area 8 GP Practices have decided to opt out of the programme, Public Health Plymouth have commissioned Sentinel Healthcare to initially provide a new service that offers NHS Health Checks through 7 designated pharmacies.
The following GP practices have now opted
Pharmacy Staff Training:
Training for the new service will take place over 2 evenings, Wednesday the 20 and 27 January 2016 at The Copthorne Hotel, Armada Way, Plymouth starting at 7pm with food, the training each evening starting at 7.30pm
We would expect a minimum of 3 to 4 members of staff per pharmacy to attend and due to the clinical nature of the training a pharmacist will need to attend the sessions.
All booking of places is to be undertaken using Eventbrite; please follow the links below to book your places.
- Plymouth Pharmacy Delivered NHS Health Checks FAQ
- Plymouth Pharmacy HC – Referral Pathways
- Plymouth Pharmacy NHS HC Map
Updated – 22 December 2015