Comprehensive health screening to identify risk, treat problems and safeguard your future health
Regular health screening can identify risk factors, diagnose disease at an early stage and help you make positive lifestyle changes. London Medical offers a comprehensive range of health checks to help you understand your current health and learn how to prevent future disease.
Whether you’re worried about diabetes, heart disease or cancer, London Medical’s health checks can provide an overview of your current health, identify areas of risk and provide individual advice on making lifestyle changes that can protect your health.
Health screening at London Medical
Health screening takes place in London’s Medical’s comfortable, discreet outpatient clinic. A range of non-invasive tests are available from London Medical’s laboratory and the state-of-the-art imaging suite. The supportive staff will guide you through the screening process and will always take time to answer your questions and address any concerns.
General health checks start with a consultation with a specialist nurse who will take a range of baseline measurements. The specific tests will depend on the health check you have chosen but could include:
- Measurement of height, weight and calculation of your Body Mass Index (BMI).
- Measurement of blood pressure to check for hypertension.
- ECG to check heart rate, rhythm and function.
- Urinalysis to check for glucose, blood, protein and other abnormalities.
- Spirometer to evaluate lung function and check for conditions such as asthma or COPD.
- Eye tests to check visual acuity and colour blindness.
- Questionnaire to assess your mental health, stress levels and wellbeing.
A blood sample will be taken and sent to the laboratory for analysis. The baseline blood tests include a full blood count to detect anaemia, a lipid profile, blood sugar levels to check for diabetes and biochemical tests to check the function of your kidneys and liver. Cutting-edge investigations are also available to screen for cardiac risk, diabetes, ovarian and prostate cancers.
Under 50’s Health Screening
Well Woman health check
London Medical offers specific screening checks for women to address breast and gynaecological health issues as well as general wellbeing. In addition to the baseline investigations, the comprehensive Well Woman Check includes:
Well Man health check
London Medical offers specific screening checks for men to address prostate and testicular health issues as well as general wellbeing. In addition to the baseline investigations, the comprehensive Well Man Check includes:
Over 50’s Health Screening
Bespoke package of testing and advice from £799, at the consultation with your doctor you can discuss any specific concerns you may have about risks to your health and the impacts of lifestyle on your wellbeing.
In addition to the appropriate well person screening package we are able to offer a bespoke suite of essential cancer screening and Heart health investigations.
These additional services include:
Cancer screening – Lung, Pancreas, Bladder, Cervical, Prostrate, Melanoma, Thyroid, Breast, Liver, Ovarian, Colon, Testes.
Regular health screening is an important part of living well, staying healthy and maintaining your wellbeing. Health checks at London Medical can help you catch problems early, reduce your risk of disease and invest in your health.
Frequently Asked Questions
The health screening checks are designed to help you safeguard your health. It’s natural to be worried when having medical tests, however forewarned is forearmed. High blood pressure can be treated and raised cholesterol can be controlled. If you know that you have prediabetes or diabetes, you may be more motivated to make the changes you need.
You can make a difference, in research, losing 15kg helped people put their type 2 diabetes into remission. The expert team at London Medical will be there to provide cutting-edge treatments and support you throughout.
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