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A friend of mind has been diagnosed with cancer after a routine check-up. Like her, my husband and I have no symptoms or signs of feeling unwell. What thorough health check-up should my husband and I (early 40s) have and where do I find it? We have a corporate membership through PPP. Thanks in advance.

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The Answer

 Dear Charlotte,

Thank you for your question to Ask the Expert.  I was sorry to read of your friend’s diagnosis and hope the outcome for her is positive. 

For yourselves, there are a couple of options available to you for well woman/well man health checks.  GP surgeries usually offer health checks of this kind free of charge under the NHS, using the usual surgery appointments system. You can view details here. Alternatively, as members of AXA PPP Healthcare, you are entitled to a discount on health checks at BMI and Nuffield Hospitals. These hospitals offer health checks that can be tailored to your individual requirements. Accessing this discount at the Nuffield Hospitals simply requires you to confirm your membership of AXA PPP Healthcare. 

I hope this answers your question fully.    

Kind regards, 

Juliet

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