The Targeted Lung Health Checks (TLHC) programme is a new and ground-breaking flagship programme of work which forms part of the NHS long term plan. This is currently a pilot programme with a capped population in Coventry and Rugby and is currently being offered to select GP practices in the area.
The programme will directly invite people aged over 55 years old but less than 75 years old that have ever smoked to a FREE lung check with one of the NHS Lung Health Check nurses. Following the lung health check those assessed as high risk will be offered a low dose CT scan.
The Practice shares your lung health related data with the Lung Health Check programme operated by University Hospitals Coventry and Warwickshire NHS Trust and InHealth (commissioned by NHS England).
This supports your invitation for a lung health check appointment (if you are eligible) and possible CT scan by the Lung Health Check team. This data may be shared with University Hospitals Coventry and Warwickshire NHS Trust to support further treatment and with other healthcare professionals involved in your care.
For further information about the TLHC programme, please see our website (https://www.happyhealthylives.uk/lunghealthchecks/) or alternatively, contact the TLHC team directly by emailing UHCW.LungHealthChecksCoventry@nhs.net.