Health check

Top training tips for using QRISK2 to communicate cardiovascular risk (part 1)

Top training tips for using QRISK2 to communicate cardiovascular risk Having trained over 4,000 individuals to deliver motivational health checks, we thought that we’d use this latest blog post to address some common questions that we receive. In our experience, amongst the most frequently misunderstood aspects of health check delivery relate to the QRISK2 calculator …

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Cost-effectiveness calculator for point-of-care testing

Introduction and link to calculator For many working on NHS Health Check programmes, point-of-care testing (POCT) is already a significant component of the delivery process. Nonetheless, significant numbers of providers around the country – particularly those based in GP practices – use pathology laboratory testing in favour of POCT. To assist commissioners weighing up the …

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Workplace health: why invest and what are the leading examples?

  What’s does sickness absence cost the UK? According to an independent review carried out for the Government, the figure is staggeringly high. With all things considered – including lost productivity, time spent on sickness absence management and healthcare – sickness absence is estimated to cost the UK £15 billion every year. Perhaps more surprising …

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