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 .

NHS Test and Trace App

If you have a smartphone, then download the government’s contact-tracing app. Here are some facts about the app:

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

Wednesday 19 August 2020

Why You Should Be Eating Pulses

Tuesday 18 August 2020

10 ways to reduce pain

Monday 17 August 2020

Why Do We Need Calcium?

Friday 14 August 2020

Heatwave: how to cope in hot weather

Thursday 13 August 2020

Healthy breakfasts (for people who hate breakfast)

Wednesday 12 August 2020

Tips on Improving Mental Wellbeing at Work

Tuesday 11 August 2020

12 tips to help you lose weight

Monday 10 August 2020

How to Stay Active Throughout the Day

Friday 7 August 2020

Better Health Campaign

Thursday 6 August 2020

Pre-sleep breathing technique

Wednesday 5 August 2020

Travelling During COVID-19

Tuesday 4 August 2020

5 Tips for creating a memory box

Monday 3 August 2020

Healthy Snack Ideas

Friday 31 July 2020

Staying safe in the sun

Thursday 30 July 2020

Healthy Gluten Free Recipes

Wednesday 29 July 2020

Tips On How To Cut Down On Alcohol

Tuesday 28 July 2020

Coronary heart disease

Monday 27 July 2020

New Spanish Holiday Quarantine Rules

Friday 24 July 2020

Blood Pressure

Thursday 23 July 2020

Gym Free Workouts

Wednesday 22 July 2020

Vegetarian Recipes

Tuesday 21 July 2020

Vitamin C

Monday 20 July 2020

Healthy Food Swaps

Friday 17 July 2020

How to recognise and deal with Stress

Thursday 16 July 2020

Weightwatcher Recipes

Wednesday 15 July 2020

Why is Vitamin D Important?

Tuesday 14 July 2020

Balance Exercises

Monday 13 July 2020

Healthy Breakfast Cereal

Friday 10 July 2020


Thursday 9 July 2020

Flexibility Stretches

Wednesday 8 July 2020

Passive Smoking

Tuesday 7 July 2020

Healthy Meat Recipes

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