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Liverpool, L18 2DU

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Targeted lung check programme

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The TLHC programme targets those most at risk of lung cancer (age and smoking status).

People aged 55 – 74 and who have ever smoked will be invited to a free lung check with a lung nurse employed by Liverpool Heart and Chest hospital. Following the lung health check, those assessed as higher risk will be offered a low dose CT scan.

A lung health check is a simple check to find out how well your lungs are working.

Lung health checks are available to people aged 55-74 who have ever smoked.

If you are eligible, you will receive a letter from your GP inviting you to attend a lung health check. You are invited whether you feel fine or not.

If you have not received a letter, or are unsure if you are eligible, speak to your GP. If you are eligible, call 0151 254 3032 to make an appointment.

At a lung check:

  1. You’ll have a virtual appointment with a nurse, either over the phone of a video consultation
  2. The nurse will ask you some questions about your breathing and about your overall lung health
  3. The nurse may also talk to you about having a lung scan to check for early signs of lung cancer
  4. You’ll have plenty of time to chat to a nurse and ask any questions. You can bring a friend, family member or a partner with you on the day.

If you’ve been invited to a lung health check and have any questions or concerns, you can find more information here.