Health Checks Survey for people aged 40-74

Closed 20 Jul 2023

Opened 7 Jul 2023

Feedback updated 20 Oct 2023

We asked

During July 2023 we carried out a consultation with residents aged 40 – 74 to gather their views and experiences of the local NHS Health Check offer. 

This was to inform and support the improvement of the NHS Health Check programme across West Northamptonshire for future delivery.  

They survey gained insight to the Health Check invitation process, awareness of the offer and what could be done to improve the service. 

You said

There was a total of 67 responses to the consultation, the highest response rate by age was those aged between 40 to 49 and 60 to 69. 

Summary of responses:  

  • Around 62.5% of the respondents had never received an invite to take of the NHS Health Check offer. 

  • Of those who were invited for the Health Check 88% of the response received their invite to the Health Check programme by letter, followed by text message (22.2%) and through other methods including events, emails (11.1%). 

  • Respondents indicated the need for additional route to access the NHS Health Check programme. 

  • It was also indicated that the availability and accessibility of the service required improvements to improve residents' opportunities.   

We did

All responses collected have been used to help shape and improve the local NHS Health Check programme.


We are asking for feedback on the NHS Health Check, which is a programme offered to people aged 40 to 74 that happens every 5-years. The check can help spot early signs of stroke, kidney disease, heart disease, type 2 diabetes, or dementia.


Public Health for West Northamptonshire Council is seeking peoples views of the NHS Health Check Service as it is carrying out a service review.

The information you provide will allow us to evaluate the service and allow us to look into ways to improve the service to meet the needs of West Northamptonshire residents.

How to provide your views

We welcome views and comments from anyone between the age of 40 to 74. You can provide your views by completing a short survey, this should take approximately 5 minutes.

Please give us your views by completing the online survey using the link below.

Your feedback will be part of a report with many other people’s feedback, so you will not be personally identified.

You do not have to answer all of the questions. If you don’t want to answer a question, or don’t know the answer, then move on to the next question.

If you have any queries, comments or would like a copy of this survey in another format (including paper, easy read or large print) you can contact us by emailing:

This consultation closes at midnight on 20 July 2023.

For information about how consultation and engagement responses are managed, please see the consultation and engagement privacy notice.


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