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Thousands miss out on free check

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Almost 20,000 residents a year are missing out on a free heart health check being offered by Derbyshire County Council.

The NHS Health Check programme is aimed at people between 40 and 74 who feel generally well and are not already known to their GP for existing cardiovascular conditions, but only 60 per cent of those who qualify are taking up the offer.

 

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