well person/new patient check (example practice guideline)

Last reviewed 01/2018

Aims and objectives: to reduce the incidence of preventable conditions and to encourage good health in the practice population of 16-74-year-olds by 3-yearly checks. Note that at least 50% of premature deaths have preventable causes.

Record and discuss plans for change based on:

  • History:
    • family history and past medical history
    • social history
  • Assessment:
    • current health
    • physical exam
    • coronary risk assessment
    • discuss plans for change as appropriate
  • Male and female issues