Sainbury’s offers free checks

Free health checks at Sainsburys. Luke Bulman gets a finger pricked by pharmacist Roberta Whalen. Photo by Dave Barry 112451a
Free health checks at Sainsburys. Luke Bulman gets a finger pricked by pharmacist Roberta Whalen. Photo by Dave Barry 112451a

FREE health checks to monitor people’s cholesterol and blood glucose levels are available at Sainsbury’s in Falsgrave until July 6.

The checks have been running for the past two weeks and are being offered to everyone, but an appointment needs to be booked first.

Sainsbury’s store trainer Fiona Daplyn has encouraged more people to take advantage of the service.

She said: “We’ve been full most days, it’s really busy.

“It’s good for people to do, it’s free so it’s worth their while to make an appointment.”

The check only takes a few minutes and features a blood test, taken by a quick prick to the finger.

Appointments are available every day until next Wednesday, except between the hours of noon and 2pm.

Book in store or call (01723) 500693 and select option four.