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NHS Health Checks 

April 2011 Br J Cardiol 2011;18:53

NHS Health Checks 

Cathal Daly

Abstract

Requirements A range of providers, including GP practices and pharmacies, are carrying out NHS Health Checks. Whoever the provider, the NHS Health Check should be carried out in a setting or area that allows a private conversation to take place, face to face. The QRISK2 risk tool is the preferred tool for calculating the overall risk of developing CVD as it appears to take better account of ethnicity and deprivation. However, as the QRISK2 risk tool is currently not integrated into all GP practice clinical systems, the Framingham risk tool is also being used until such time as the QRISK2 is more widely available. All patients who undergo an

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