Newly registered patients, those aged 75 or over who have not had a consultation in the past year and adult patients under 75 who have not had a consultation in the past three years all have the right to request a health check consultation with either a doctor or nurse at the practice.
65+ and Male?
Most men have never heard of abdominal aortic aneurysm (AAA) and there are usually no symptoms. But thousands of older men die each year after an aneurysm bursts.
If you are a man aged 65 or over, then you are eligible for this simple quick screening test. You can self-refer into this service by contacting AAA screening on 0113 2063640 or email: leedsth-tr.AAAScreening@nhs.net.
Please visit http://www.leedsth.nhs.uk/aaa-screening for more information.