We all think about our health from time to time and many of us know we should do more to look after ourselves - exercise more, drink less alcohol and try to eat healthily. We may even consider having a health check but then put it off for one reason or another. The problem is, when it comes to having a health check - sooner rather than later could be a life-changing decision.

More than 1 in 3 people in the UK will be diagnosed with some form of cancer during their lifetime and, in any given year, around 175,000 people in the UK will have a heart attack – that’s one every three minutes!*

The good news is that in the last 20 years there has been a dramatic improvement in the treatment of such illnesses. This means you are much more likely to survive many types of cancer or heart disease – provided you are diagnosed early enough – in fact ideally before you have any symptoms.*

*CancerResearchUK and British Heart Foundation



 Lifescan has pioneered a range of health checks in the UK, including the use of CT scans and specialist blood tests.

A Lifescan health check aims to help diagnose the early signs of heart disease, lung cancer, colon cancer and other illnesses before you experience any symptoms.


 If you're over 45 - shouldn't you consider this quick and effective way of checking your health?


For information about the Lifescan health checks available at Spire Murrayfield Hospital please visit the Lifescan website or call one of their Patient Advisors now on 0800 180 8029.


Before any booking can be confirmed Lifescan will need to ensure you are eligible for any aspect of the appointment against their clinical referral criteria. There are benefits and risks associated with the use of CT scans for medical investigations. Lifescan provides full information to all patients about CT scans and X-ray exposure. Lifescan is a wholly owned subsidiary of Spire Healthcare. Lifescan is registered as a provider of diagnostic and screening services with the Care Quality Commission and fully complies with the Ionising Radiation (Medical Exposures) Regulations 2000 (and subsequent amendments). 

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