Free heart health checks

Get the facts on your heart health with a check-up at your nearest HCF branch.

  • In-branch blood pressure, cholesterol and blood sugar readings
  • Healthy heart advice from a registered nurse
  • Heart health snapshot in under 10 minutes

When it comes to heart health it’s important to know your numbers.

Blood pressure, total cholesterol and blood sugar levels can provide insight into your cardiovascular health, and whether you should make protective lifestyle changes.

HCF members with extras cover can access health checks at selected HCF branches thanks to the Victor Chang Cardiac Research Institute, a not-for-profit charity dedicated to fighting cardiovascular disease through research.

How does it work?

A registered nurse takes a tiny blood sample via a finger prick and gives you your results on the spot. They can also provide advice on healthy heart habits. The whole thing takes less than 10 minutes.

What’s the cost?

The checks are free to HCF members aged 18 or over with extras cover. To support the charity’s work, a gold coin donation will be gratefully accepted, or you can donate online at Victor Chang Cardiac Research Institute. Donations of $2 and over are tax deductible.

Where to get your check

Victor Chang Health Check booths will be at selected HCF branches in New South Wales, Victoria, Queensland, South Australia and the ACT in 2018.

See the table below for dates and opening hours. 

Date HCF Branch Opening hours
20 - 22 August 2018 HCF Wollongong (NSW) 9am - 5pm
3 - 5 September 2018 HCF Blacktown (NSW) 9am - 5pm
17 - 19 September 2018 HCF Erina (NSW) 9am - 5pm
26 - 28 September 2018 HCF Liverpool (NSW) 9am - 5pm
3 - 5 October 2018 HCF Canberra (ACT) 9am - 5pm
10 - 12 October 2018 HCF Parramatta (NSW) 9am - 5pm
17 - 19 October 2018 HCF Port Macquarie (NSW) 9am - 5pm
24 - 26 October 2018 HCF Hornsby (NSW) 9am - 5pm
31 October- 2 November 2018 HCF Campbelltown (NSW) 9am - 5pm
5 - 6 November 2018 HCF Booragoon (WA) 9am - 5pm
7 - 8 November 2018 HCF Joondalup (WA) 9am - 5pm
9 - 10 November 2018 HCF Cannington (WA) Friday: 9am-5pm
Saturday: 10am-1pm
14 - 16 November 2018 HCF Wagga Wagga (NSW) 9am - 5pm
21 - 23 November 2018 HCF Castle Hill (NSW) 9am - 5pm
28 - 30 November 2018 HCF Tamworth (NSW) 9am - 5pm
5 - 7 December 2018 HCF Chadstone (VIC) 9am - 5pm
12 - 14 December 2018 HCF Charlestown (NSW) 9am - 5pm

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