PHE Booking – full list of exclusions

NHS health checks exclusions

People diagnosed with the following are excluded from the programme:

  • coronary heart disease
  • chronic kidney disease (CKD) which has been classified as stage 3, 4 or 5 within the meaning of the National Institute for Health and Clinical Excellence clinical guideline 73 on Chronic Kidney Disease, published September 2008
  • diabetes
  • hypertension
  • atrial fibrillation
  • transient ischaemic attack
  • hypercholesterolemia
  • heart failure
  • peripheral arterial disease
  • stroke

Also excluded are people:

  • prescribed statins
  • who have previously had a NHS Health Check, or any other check undertaken through the health service in England, and found to have a 20% or higher risk of developing cardiovascular disease over the next 10 years.

Note: Where someone has a cardiovascular disease risk between 10 and 19%, they would not be excluded from recall unless they meet one of the other exclusion criteria e.g. being prescribed a statin.