Heart Health Hub Offers Free Blood Pressure Readings and Support to Local Community
On Monday 27th February 2023, a new Heart Health Hub will open its doors at the DY1 Centre in Dudley, offering free blood pressure readings and expert support to help improve the heart health of residents.
On the day, the Heart Health Hub, which is open to anyone in the local community, aims to raise awareness of the importance of maintaining a healthy heart and reducing the risk of heart disease. The hub will be prepared with blood pressure monitoring equipment and staffed by qualified healthcare professionals who can provide advice and support on heart-healthy living.
Dr Lloyd Baron, Clinical Advisor for Health Inequalities at Dudley Integrated Health and Care NHS Trust said:
"Our goal is to help as many people as possible in our community improve their heart health.
"By providing free blood pressure readings and expert support, we hope to empower people to take control of their heart health and make positive lifestyle changes that can improve their overall wellbeing."
In addition to free blood pressure readings, the Heart Health Hub will also offer a range of resources and information on heart-healthy living, including tips on diet, exercise, stress management, and smoking cessation.
The Hub will also provide free hot drinks to all visitors.
Joe Taylor, Strategic Commissioning and Transformation Lead at Dudley Integrated Health and Care NHS Trust said:
"We want to create a welcoming and friendly environment where people feel comfortable and supported in their efforts to improve their heart health,"
Visiting hours are between 5 pm – 6 pm and the Hub will be located at the DY1 Centre on Stafford Street in Dudley. No appointment is necessary, and the service is completely free of charge.
Address: DY1 Centre, Stafford Street, Dudley, DY1 1RT
Date: Monday 27th February 2023
Time: 5 pm – 6 pm