The Irish Cancer Society is providing free health checks in Tullamore next week as part of the ‘Your Health Matters’ Roadshow.
Members of the public can speak to one of their cancer nurses who can answer any questions people may have in the Bridge Shopping Centre, Tullamore on Wednesday, May 24 and Thursday, May 25 from 9am to 6pm.
The 15-minute health check includes blood pressure and body mass index (BMI) checks and a carbon monoxide (CO) reading. Nurses can also arrange a referral to a GP if further help is needed.
The ‘Your Health Matters’ Roadshow initiative aims to reduce people’s risk of cancer and improve early detection rates by: promoting healthy lifestyle changes, increasing awareness of cancer symptoms, encouraging people to go to their doctor if they have any symptoms and addressing any barriers and fears that make it hard