Health Check N. C. T. Service

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At Spooner’s CarePlus Pharmacy, your well-being is our priority. We are delighted to launch our brand new “Health N.C.T.” physical health check, designed to guide you on a transformative journey towards optimal health. This comprehensive health check service centres around Nutrition, Cardiac risk factors, and Type 2 diabetes screening.

Here's what to expect:

  • Begin with a brief questionnaire on your lifestyle habits and health status.
  • Dedicated time with our skilled pharmacists for a thorough assessment.
  • We'll take physical measurements and more to estimate your risks for heart disease and type 2 diabetes.

Together, we'll discuss into your results, providing personalised recommendations to enhance your well-being. From nutrition advice to improving sleep and increasing physical activity, we're here to support your journey to better health!

Why choose a Health N.C.T. at Spooner’s CarePlus Pharmacy?

We are working with you to better your health.

Everyone faces the risk of developing heart disease or type 2 diabetes, and this risk escalates with age. The reassuring news is that, regardless of your history or family background, these health risks can often be mitigated. Our Health N.C.T. aims to empower you with proactive health insights, enabling you to reduce risks and make lifestyle changes for a healthier future.

What's Included in the Health N.C.T.?

  • Blood Pressure Check
  • Body Mass Index (BMI) Assessment
  • Cholesterol Check
  • Glucose Check (HbA1c)
  • Lifestyle Factors Evaluation
  • Nutrition Review
  • Waist Circumference Measurement

Why Do You Need a Health N.C.T.?

As you age, the risk of heart disease and type 2 diabetes escalates. Factors like being overweight, physical inactivity, unhealthy eating, smoking, excessive alcohol consumption, high blood pressure, and high cholesterol contribute to these risks. Conducting a Health N.C.T. is essential to evaluate and address potential health risks promptly.

How Could This Affect You?

  • Blocked arteries in the heart may lead to a heart attack or angina.
  • Overweight and physical inactivity can lead to type 2 diabetes.
  • Unmanaged type 2 diabetes could increase the risk of further health problems such as kidney failure.

What Happens at the Health N.C.T.?

Our CarePlus Pharmacy team will:

  • Record height, weight, and waist circumference. #
  • Check and record blood pressure and heart rate.
  • Assess blood sugar (glucose/HbA1c) and cholesterol levels.
  • Conduct a diabetes risk assessment.
  • Discuss lifestyle, nutrition, and family history with you.

The entire service takes about 20-30 minutes. Afterwards, your CarePlus Pharmacist will explain the results, provide detailed lifestyle tips, and offer an informative booklet. They are here to address any questions or concerns, guiding you to further investigations with your doctor if necessary.

Prioritise your health – book your Spooner’s CarePlus Pharmacy Health N.C.T. today!

The Health N.C.T Check is a proactive measure designed to identify potential health risks at an early stage. By undergoing this comprehensive assessment and heeding the guidance of your healthcare professional, you significantly enhance your prospects of leading a healthier and more fulfilling life. This check empowers you with valuable insights, allowing for timely interventions and lifestyle adjustments tailored to your well-being

While a family history of heart disease, stroke, or type 2 diabetes can elevate your risk, it's essential to note that everyone's health journey is unique. Regardless of your family background, taking proactive steps now can increase awareness and potentially prevent the onset of these conditions. Our Health N.C.T. is designed to provide insights into your individual health profile, allowing you to make informed decisions and prioritise your wellbeing.

While being assessed as 'minimal risk' is positive, it's important to note that health conditions can be influenced by various factors and are not guaranteed. However, taking proactive steps now can significantly lower your potential risk. The Health N.C.T provides valuable insights, empowering you to make informed choices and adopt a lifestyle that reduces the likelihood of developing these conditions. By acting now, you take a crucial step towards maintaining your well-being and fostering a healthier future.

The Health N.C.T Check is open to everyone who has not been previously diagnosed with the specified conditions, making it accessible to a broad range of individuals. If you have been diagnosed with a heart or diabetes condition and have concerns about your health, it is advisable to reach out to your GP for personalised guidance. Our Health N.C.T Check is designed to empower those without prior diagnoses, offering a proactive approach to assess and enhance their overall health.

Your Health N.C.T Check information booklet is a comprehensive resource that goes beyond just presenting your results. It provides a detailed and informative breakdown, explaining the significance of your results and offering a snapshot of your health at the current moment. This invaluable resource empowers you with actionable insights – whether it's prompt for behaviour change in response to high cholesterol levels or crucial information to share with your doctor for further investigation. It serves as a guide for you to make informed decisions about your health, ensuring that you are equipped to take proactive steps towards a healthier lifestyle.