Learning Disabilities

Annual Health Checks

An Annual Health Check is done by your doctor once a year. Your doctor will take a closer look at how you are doing – making sure you’re healthy.

  • They are available for most people aged 14 and older with a learning disability .
  • You don’t need to be ill to get a health check, but you can ask your doctor about anything that is hurting or worrying you.
  • If you are happy, the doctor can do some simple tests to keep you healthy.

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Having a smear test / cervical screening - an easy guide

Having a cervical screening can stop you getting cervical cancer. Having the smear test saves thousands of lives every year.

If you are aged 25 to 49, the NHS will offer you the test every 3 years.

If you are aged 50 to 64, the NHS will offer you the test every 5 years.

For an easy guide about having a smear test for women aged 25 to 64 click here.