3 Dec: FREE Health Checks and Breast Screening for all ages

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Action Cancers Big Bus will be visiting Kilcooley again on Thursday 3 December – open to everyone within the North Down area.

Appointments run from 10 am-3.20 pm, anyone wishing to book an appointment can do so by either using online booking service at www.actioncancer.org or calling Action Cancer on 028 9080 3344.

The Big Bus provides two services which are now available to book:

  1. If you are a women aged 40-49, or over 70 you are eligible to make an appointment for breast screening on the unit. The charity is the only place in Northern Ireland for women outside of NHS age range to avail of a breast screening for free so this is a great opportunity. The screening takes only a few minutes and for the majority of women provides peace of mind.
  2. MOT health Checks are open to all regardless of age and gender and they are a great way to get a current picture of your health. The check tales about 20 minutes and you will be able to choose from a variety of options including blood pressure, cholesterol levels and peak flow. You will also stand on the body composition scales to receive a print out of details such as muscle mass, hydration levels, fat around your organs, and BMI. The health promotion officer carrying out your assessment will be able to provide advice and information about lifestyle improvements and cancer prevention.

Venue address: Kilcooley Women’s Centre, c/o Kilcooley Primary School, Ganaway Avenue, Bangor BT19 1QS

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