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Table 2 Eligibility Criteria and Approach Taken by PCTs

From: Postcode Lotteries in Public Health - The NHS Health Checks Programme in North West London

PCT Health Check Approach Setting Eligibility Criteria
1 Systematic GP 40-74
2 Systematic
Opportunistic
GP Year 1: 35 - 74 who are at 20% or greater risk of developing a CVD event within 10 years and who do not already have established disease. Year 2: 40 - 74 with BMI of greater than or equal to 30 without established disease.
3 Systematic
Opportunistic
GP
Community events
Pharmacies
Year 1: 35-74 year olds who had an estimated risk of developing CVD greater than 20% who do not have existing disease. Year 2: 40 -74 year olds who had an estimated risk of developing CVD greater than 20% and opportunistic for hard to reach groups.
4 Systematic GP 40-74 year-olds without pre-existing diagnosis of any of the following conditions: hypertension, atrial fibrillation, previous TIA or stroke, hypercholesterolemia, heart failure, PAD, CHD, diabetes, chronic kidney disease (stage3-5).
5 Systematic
Opportunistic
GP
Pharmacies
People who are aged 40 - 74 who have not been diagnosed with or treated for a vascular disease and who are either resident in or registered with a GP.
6 Systematic
Opportunistic
GP
Community events
40 and 74 and not on a related disease register.
7 Systematic
Opportunistic
GP
Community events
Pharmacies
40 -74 year olds without pre existing diagnosis of vascular disease. Age range extended to 35 for homeless people and people with mental health needs.
8 Systematic
Opportunistic
GP
Community events
Pharmacies
40 -74 year olds without pre existing diagnosis of vascular disease. Must be registered with a GP in the borough.