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Health check training (part 2 of 2): innovative new providers

27th March
Health check training (part 2 of 2): innovative new providers

Yesterday we brought you part 1 in our health check training blog series; news of the online learning hub we've just launched to help providers refresh their skills and further their professional development. You can read all about this here. In today's ...

Health check training (part 1 of 2): new learning hub goes live

26th March
Health check training (part 1 of 2): new learning hub goes live

  This March we're doing a two-part blog series focussing on NHS Health Check training and provider competencies. With Public Health England having just released learner and assessor workbooks to accompany the recently published competency framework, raising and refining provider competencies is ...

Improvement through collaboration: our work with Wokingham Borough Council

26th February
Improvement through collaboration: our work with Wokingham Borough Council

In response to the national NHS Health Check's conference theme of 'Improvement through Collaboration', this blog post documents our work with a local authority that are pioneering a host of innovative new delivery mechanisms: Wokingham Borough Council (WBC).   What was the ...

Developments coming soon at Health Diagnostics

26th January
Developments coming soon at Health Diagnostics

Over the coming months, the teams at Heath Diagnostics will be driving forward a number of developments in our products and services. In this blog post, we’ll be giving you a taster of the evolution due to take place. So ...

Provider focus: Delivering NHS Health Checks via GP practice

22nd December
Provider focus: Delivering NHS Health Checks via GP practice

Having recently revamped their health check service, Bewick Crescent Surgery in County Durham conducted almost six times as many health checks as they had done prior to implementing their new approach; they’re now amongst the top performing practices in the ...

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NHS Health Check learning resources digitally published online

28th November
NHS Health Check learning resources digitally published online

In a bid to increase access to Health Diagnostics’ library of published materials, a large amount of content has been made digitally available online. The contents of this library can be viewed as online magazines through a range of devices ...

Motivational Interviewing and the NHS Health Check

5th November
Motivational Interviewing and the NHS Health Check

The big picture When it comes to the UK’s heart disease problem, the social and economic costs are dizzyingly high. Every year the condition is responsible for around 74,000 deaths; the cost to the economy comes in at £29 billion. At ...

Reviewing the evidence base for NHS Health Checks

20th October
Reviewing the evidence base for NHS Health Checks

The debate as to whether NHS Health Checks represent value for money was given renewed impetus towards the end of 2014 when two new studies into the programme were published in the Journal of Public Health and the British Journal ...

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