Infographic: Is the £300m health check programme working?

Uptake of the £300m NHS health check programme has dipped in the first nine months of 2014/15, official data show.

Health checks: concerns remain over uptake
Health checks: concerns remain over uptake

The value of the programme has long been questioned by senior GPs, and the latest figures suggest hitting the target level of 66% uptake for 2014/15 is now impossible.BP check (Photo: JH Lancy)

Full story: Health check target to be missed as uptake drops

Public Health England remains determined to revive the flagging scheme, but the latest findings will reignite calls for the funding to be diverted to other priorities.

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