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NHS Targeted Lung Health Checks

Welcome to the Lung Health Check site for Humber and North Yorkshire, here you’ll find everything you need to know about Lung Health checks in your area.

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People in Humber and North Yorkshire aged between 55 and 74, who smoke or used to smoke, and are registered with a local GP, could be eligible for a free NHS Targeted Lung Health Check. This is because research shows these people are most at risk of developing lung problems, including lung cancer.

Lung Health Checks can reassure you that your lungs are healthy or help find problems early when treatment could be simpler and more successful.

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Lung Health Checks are being introduced in a phased approach across the Hull, North East Lincolnshire, North Lincolnshire, East Riding and North Yorkshire. Find out if they’re taking place in your area by selecting your region below.

If you are eligible, you will receive a letter from your GP inviting you to make an appointment.

If you aren’t eligible but have concerns about your health, we always recommend that you speak to you GP as soon as possible.

Find out more about Lung Health Checks in my area

Select your location below to see if Lung Health Checks are taking place in your area.

Patient stories

Catherine’s story

Catherine, a Hull resident and smoker, attended her appointment in July 2021. Here, Catherine tells us what happened next and why she's encouraging others to take part.

Danny and Christine's story

After their Lung Health Check appointments in January 2020, Danny was invited back for further investigation. Now, Danny and his wife Christine are telling their story to encourage others to attend.