Coronavirus (COVID-19)

Unfortunately following government guidelines the NHS Health Checks have been postponed until further notice.

We are posting daily top tips to help you maintain and improve your cardiovascular health. See all of our daily blogs at the bottom of this page. Follow the below links for Healthy Lifestyle Top Tips, updates and advice.

Facebook page – NHS Health Checks Doncaster and Barnsley

Instagram @nhshealthchecks

Twitter @checknhs .

Stay alert:

We can all help control the virus if we all stay alert. This means you must:

Refer back to for further advice and guidance.

The government have released Mental Health Guidance for this current time please click here for further details.

COVID-19 is a new illness that can affect your lungs and airways. It’s caused by a virus called coronavirus. Currently in the UK schools and childcare are now only open to children of key workers. Pubs, clubs, restaurants and places of leisure have closed. However, food shops and pharmacies remain open.

Do not leave home if you or anyone in your household has symptoms.

If you have the symptoms as follows:

Social distancing from friends and vulnerable ones can help the virus from spreading. Simple measures like washing your hands often with soap and water can help stop viruses like coronavirus (COVID-19) spreading.

Currently there is no vaccine to prevent coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19). The best way to prevent illness is to avoid being exposed to the virus. The virus is spread mainly from person to person between people who are in close contact with one another (within about 6 feet). It is spread through respiratory droplets produced when an infected person coughs or sneezes, these droplets can land in the mouths or noses of people who are nearby or possibly inhaled into the lungs.

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Daily top tips to help you maintain and improve your cardiovascular health

Monday 6 July 2020


Friday 3 July 2020

Keeping clean and safe as lockdown eases

Thursday 2 July 2020

10 Medical Reasons for Feeling Tired

Wednesday 1 July 2020

Exercises To Do With Dogs

Tuesday 30 June 2020


Monday 29 June 2020

Meeting people from 4th July 2020

Friday 26 June 2020

Reasons why you might be tired

Thursday 25 June 2020

5 Steps to Mental Wellbeing

Wednesday 24 June 2020


Tuesday 23 June 2020

Calories in Alcohol

Monday 22 June 2020

Sports for you and a friend to try during lockdown

Friday 19 June 2020

Cardiovascular Illnesses: Stroke

Thursday 18 June 2020

Summer Vegetarian Recipes

Wednesday 17 June 2020

Why You Should Stop Smoking

Tuesday 16 June 2020

How to maintain good posture when using laptops

Monday 15 June 2020

All about yoga!

Friday 12 June 2020

Preventing Type 2 Diabetes

Thursday 11 June 2020

Healthy Smoothie Recipes

Wednesday 10 June 2020

The Mediterranean Diet

Tuesday 9 June 2020

Activities to do at home

Monday 8 June 2020

Alcohol and your body!

Friday 5 June 2020


Thursday 4 June 2020

Tips On How to Relax

Wednesday 3 June 2020

How to Keep Your Energy Levels Up

Tuesday 2 June 2020

Couch to 5k

Monday 1 June 2020

Healthy Kids Recipes!

Friday 29 May 2020

Refreshing Summer Mocktail Recipes

Thursday 28 May 2020

Why Do We Need Fibre in Our Diets?

Wednesday 27 May 2020

Strength Exercises

Tuesday 26 May 2020

How to make a face mask

Friday 22 May 2020

Healthy Recipes

Thursday 21 May 2020

Cardiovascular Illness – Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm (AAA)

Wednesday 20 May 2020

Healthy Recipes for Vegetarians and Vegans

Tuesday 19 May 2020

Chair Based Exercises

Monday 18 May 2020

How to Self Isolate from others in your household

Friday 15 May 2020

Mental Health Awareness Week

Thursday 14 May 2020

Chronic Kidney Disease

Wednesday 13 May 2020

Cardiovascular Illnesses: Heart Attack

Tuesday 12 May 2020

Too much salt can affect your health

Monday 11 May 2020

Healthy Ways to Use Social Media

Thursday 7 May 2020

Healthy Recipes

Wednesday 6 May 2020

How to deal with loneliness

Tuesday 5 May 2020

How to Make the Most Out of Your Garden

Monday 4 May 2020

Planting Pumpkins

Friday 1 May 2020

Why Sleep is Important for your Cardiovascular Health

Thursday 30 April 2020

Healthy Baking Treats

Wednesday 29 April 2020

Everything You Need To Know About Sugar!

Tuesday 28 April 2020

Fun Exercises to do at home

Monday 27 April 2020


Friday 24 April 2020

Healthy BBQ Recipes!