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Free Health Check up

One You East Sussex is offering free NHS Health Checks to residents living in Wealden after the popularity of a similar programme delivered last year.

One You provides a free holistic lifestyle service for residents of East Sussex, helping people make simple changes that can lead to a longer, healthier, and happier life. The service delivers NHS health checks to residents, helps residents to lose weight, be smoke free, move more, eat well and drink less.

COLIN, the service’s mobile health check van and practitioner team, will be offering NHS health checks to residents who qualify. The dates, locations and eligibility criteria are below.

Please book your NHS health check in advance as spaces may not be available on the day, by contacting Appointments take between 30-40 minutes and your results will be discussed with on the day.

Dates and locations

Thursday 16 May – Crowborough, Croft Road car park

Thursday 23 May – Uckfield, Luxford Field car park

Thursday 30 May – Hailsham, Vicarage Lane car park

Thursday 13 June – Heathfield, Station Road East car park

Thursday 20 June – Crowborough, Croft Road car park

Thursday 27 June – Uckfield, Luxford Field car park

Residents wanting to book an NHS health check must meet the following criteria:

Be aged between 40-74.

Are not currently prescribed blood pressure or cholesterol medications.

Do not suffer from Diabetes OR Heart/Circulatory/Kidney conditions or previously suffered from any cardiovascular events.

Be an East Sussex resident.

Have not previously had an NHS health check in the last five years.

Councillor Kelvin Williams, Alliance for Wealden (Liberal Democrat) and lead councillor for Public Health, Wellbeing and Asset Management, said, “These health checks are popular with residents in Wealden and it is great to see them return. I would urge residents who meet the criteria to take up this offer. They are free to attend and are spread across the district. Residents need to book an appointment to save disappointment.”

If you’re unable to attend any of these dates, One You East Sussex will be returning in September and October, further information including dates and how to book will be provided in the summer.