Letters NHS health checks

Why must NHS health checks be commissioned by local authorities?

BMJ 2013; 347 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.f6476 (Published 29 October 2013) Cite this as: BMJ 2013;347:f6476
  1. Anthony J Morkane, public health consultant1
  1. 1Derbyshire County Council, Matlock DE4 3FW, UK
  1. morkane{at}globalnet.co.uk

McCartney’s article continues the debate on the evidence for and against NHS health checks and whether they constitute a screening programme.1 These discussions fit comfortably within the …

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