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Table 4 HIPS Health Check Visit

From: Health improvement and prevention study (HIPS) - evaluation of an intervention to prevent vascular disease in general practice

Health Check Visit - checklist
• SNAP lifestyle risk factor assessment and assessment for previous GDM
• Review of pathology reports (lipids, fasting glucose) and/or ordering of these
• Physical assessment (weight, height, BMI, waist circumference)
• Assessment of readiness to change
• Interventions offered (education, medication change)
• Referral of high risk patients for nutrition/physical activity program
• Follow up visit with GP at about 10 - 12 weeks