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A systematic review of factors influencing NHS health check uptake: invitation methods, patient characteristics, and the impact of interventions

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Background: The NHS Health Check (NHSHC) is a risk assessment for those aged 40–74 without a pre-existing condition in England, with the aim of preventing stroke, kidney disease, heart disease, type 2 diabetes and dementia. Uptake has been lower than anticipated. Ensuring that a high percentage of eligible patients receive a NHSHC is key to optimising the clinical and cost effectiveness of the programme. The aim of this systematic review is to highlight interventions and invitation methods th...

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0000-0003-4871-0768
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HUMS
Department:
Philosophy Faculty
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ORCID:
0000-0003-0706-1618
Publisher:
BMC
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Volume:
20
Issue:
1
Publication date:
2020-01-21
Acceptance date:
2019-11-01
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1471-2458
Pmid:
31964366
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English
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1084715
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pubs:1084715
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2020-06-03

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