Heart Health

Who and when should you have your heart checked (those eligible for a FREE check)

Males 45 years and over
Females 55 years and over

If you are, or have any of the following you need to have your heart checked 10 years earlier e.g. Males 35 years and over and Females 45 years and over

  • A person of Maori, Pacific, Indian or Asia descent
  • A smoker
  • High cholesterol
  • High blood pressure
  • Overweight
  • A family history of heart disease or diabetes
  • Diabetes
  • Had diabetes in pregnancy
  • Renal impairment
  • Polycystic ovary syndrome