We are pleased to offer a range of comprehensive health assessments. Benenden Health Assessments provide you with an excellent opportunity to understand your health. Our highly-qualified team of GPs and health assessment nurses will review your health and offer practical advice on how you can make changes to help reduce your risk of developing common, but often preventable conditions such as heart disease, stroke, diabetes and kidney disease.
Why Benenden Health Assessments?
Why do I need a health assessment?
The number one reason to have a health assessment is the reassurance. Even if you are not feeling unwell, you may be worried about potential health issues, such as hereditary conditions that you need to be aware of. We cannot put a price on our health, but we can find ways to look after ourselves better.
How do Benenden Health Assessments help?
Benenden Health Assessments provide you with one-to-one time with a healthcare professional regardless of the level of assessment you choose. This time allows you to develop a greater awareness of your health so you can make appropriate choices and changes where required. The full appointment is dedicated to your health and wellbeing is followed up with a personalised report with recommendations for your personal needs.
What to do next?
Or call us on 0800 414 8486* to book your appointment.
During your call, you'll speak to one of our specialist advisors. They'll work with you to find the most suitable health assessment for your needs and the best location to attend. To confirm your health assessment you will be asked to pay at the time of booking; please have your payment details ready when you call.
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Medical & Lifestyle questionnaire
You will be sent a medical and lifestyle questionnaire to complete before you attend your assessment.
12 Months Plan/Guide to Healthy Living
When you complete your assessment you will be given our Guide to Health Living booklet which gives information and advice on adopting a healthier lifestyle.
We will assess your current diet to see if improvements can be made.
Personalised medical report and recommendations
You will receive a personalised medical report and recommendations based on the results of your health assessment.
Lifestyle consultation with nurse / HCP
Our nurse will complete a general lifestyle consultation with you on the day and go through your questionnaire.
The doctor will take down your medical history and family history as both have relevance to your health. You will also have the opportunity to discuss any medical concerns or worries with the doctor.
Physical examination with a Doctor
The doctor will complete a full physical examination, checking you from top to toe.
We will check your blood pressure, to detect any difference from normal values as high blood pressure increases your risk of heart disease and stroke.
BMI is the correlation between your height and weight and helps to determine if you are a healthy weight.
Body composition (height, weight, hip to waist & body fat percentage)
In addition to BMI we will estimate your percentage body fat, and we will take your waist and hip measurements and calculate the ratio. The reason we do that is because if you are carrying any excess weight the way you carry it is almost as important as how much you carry.
Total Cholesterol, Cholesterol & HDL
Measures all the blood fats, not just a total cholesterol, but it breaks it down into the LDL (which is your 'bad' cholesterol) and the HDL (which is your 'good' cholesterol), total and triglyceride levels.
A blood test to check for signs of diabetes
Full blood count (for anaemia and other diseases)
This test is looking for problems with the blood. Things like anaemia, viral or bacterial infections, or even more serious disorders like leukaemia.
This test evaluates how well the kidneys are functioning.
We will measure the levels of uric acid in your blood.
This is a series of tests to determine how well the liver is functioning within the body.
This test checks to see the thyroid is not under or over active.
Cardiovascular Risk Score
We will calculate your risk of developing heart disease in the next 10 years.
Urine Analysis (3 tests for diabetes, infection and Kidney function)
This is looking for early signs of diabetes, or kidney, bladder or other urinary tract problems.
The vision test checks whether you have 20/20 vision (or if you wear glasses or contact lenses whether they give you 20/20 vision) we also check if you are colour blind. We also carry out a hearing test.
Bowel cancer screening (40+) (blood and stool test)
This is a stool sample test which is looking for disease of the bowel.
Looks at the rate, rhythm and condition of your heart while at rest.
Chest X Ray (if clinically appropriate)
A chest x-ray is used to detect any abnormalities in the lungs, it is only carried out if clinically appropriate, which your doctor will determine on the day.
This test will give a measure your overall lung wellbeing.
An exercise ECG takes place on a treadmill, which gives an indication of fitness, heart disease and of the functioning of the heart under stress.
Osteoporosis risk assessment
The doctor will discuss regular self-examination and how to look for changes in the breasts.
The doctor will conduct a clinical breast examination checking for abnormalities and will give instruction on self-examination.
Mammography (aged 40 and over)
This test consists of an x-ray called a mammogram which is used to spot cancers early.
Cervical cancer screening (including HPV if clinically appropriate)
This is a smear test to detect any early signs of cervical cancer.
Testicular Cancer awareness
The doctor will discuss regular self-examination and how to look for changes in the testicles.
The doctor will conduct a clinical testicular examination checking for abnormalities and will give instruction on self-examination.
Prostate cancer blood test (over 50)
This is a blood test which helps in highlighting disease of the prostate and is usually conducted in conjunction with a physical examination of the prostate gland.
Please note, Advanced Plus health assessments are only available for ages 18-69, due to the nature of the specific tests included within it. All other assessment levels are available to everyone aged over 18.
**The saving of between £28 and £129 has already been applied to the member price quoted in this brochure and is in relation to the standard price of health assessments when purchased directly through ToHealth and BMI Healthcare.
***Mammography additional cost £95
****Prostate cancer blood test additional cost £72
† This test is offered to men aged 50+ or who are symptomatic and is conducted using a finger prick sample of blood to measure the level of PSA (prostate-specific antigen) in the blood. Please note this only applies to the Essential assessment. The other assessments which include this test are conducted using a venous sample (a procedure in which the sample of blood is taken from a vein).
Benenden Health Assessments are available in clinics and hospitals across the UK. In addition, the Essential assessment can be delivered via pop-up clinics or a mobile health assessment living in more remote locations. Please call 0800 414 8486* for more information.
Our current list of available locations:
Locations for 'Essential' level assessments
Locations for Essential Plus, Select, Advanced & Advanced Plus assessment levels
BMI Albyn Hospital
BMI Carrick Glen Hospital
BMI The Hampshire Clinic
BMI The Manor Hospital
BMI The Priory Hospital
BMI City Medical
BMI The Beaumont Hospital
BMI Syon Clinic
BMI The Chaucer Hospital
BMI The Runnymede Hospital
BMI Ross Hall Hospital
BMI The Chiltern Hospital
BMI Mount Alvernia Hospital
BMI The Duchy Hospital
BMI Hendon Hospital
BMI The Somerfield Hospital
BMI The Alexandra Hospital
BMI The Saxon Clinic
Consult Healthcare Ltd†
BMI The Harbour Hospital
BMI Thornbury Hospital
BMI The Ridgeway Hospital
BMI Sarum Road Hospital
Please note that the Essential and Advanced Plus assessment are only available at selected centres so please check when booking.
†These hospitals work in partnership with BMI Healthcare and the cost for each assessment outlined on our website still apply.
****The saving of between £28 and £129 has already been applied to the member price quoted in this brochure and is in relation to the standard price of health assessments when purchased directly through ToHealth and BMI Healthcare.