Gateshead NHS Health Check New Delivery Staff Training

***Gateshead area ONLY*** NHS Health Checks New Delivery Staff The NHS Health Check is a national programme developed to identify people who are at risk of developing certain health conditions.  This one day course has been developed to increase the skills and knowledge of Healthcare Professionals wishing to deliver NHS Health Checks within Gateshead.  The course covers the aims and main elements of a Health Check, the epidemiology of coronary heart disease (CVD), the national and local picture, fixed and modifiable risk factors and communicating risk and assessing a patient/clients thoughts re: lifestyle changes using evidence based behaviour techniques.  The course also includes a practical element on Point of Care testing (POCT) finger stick blood collection.  This course is for people working in Gateshead, wishing to deliver NHS Health Checks within their workplace and have a contract in place to do so. Tea/coffee will be provided. If you require any further information please contact Gemma King 0191 4333058.