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|
|22 - 24 January 2018||HCF Marion (SA)||9am - 5pm|
|30 January 2018||HCF Head-Office (NSW)||9am - 5pm|
|31 January||HCF Call Centre - Parramatta||9am - 5pm|
|1 Febuary 2018||HCF Call Centre - St Leonards||9am - 5pm|
|7 - 9 Febuary 2018||HCF Eastgardens (NSW)||9am - 5pm|
|14 - 16 Febuary 2018||HCF Dubbo (NSW)||9am - 5pm|
|19 - 21 Febuary 2018||HCF Macquarie Centre (NSW)||9am - 5pm|
|26 - 28 Febuary 2018||HCF Donscaster (VIC)||9am - 5pm|
|5 - 7 March 2018||HCF George St (NSW)||8:30am - 5pm|
|14 - 16 March 2018||HCF St Ives (NSW)||9am - 5pm|
|21 - 23 March 2018||HCF Belconnen (ACT)||9am - 5pm|
|4 -6 April 2018||HCF Tamworth (NSW)||9am - 5pm|
|9 - 11 April 2018||HCF Bondi (NSW)||9am - 5pm|
|16 - 18 April 2018||HCF Nowra (NSW)||9am - 5pm|
|2 - 4 May 2018||HCF Albury (NSW)||9am - 5pm|
|9 - 11 May 2018||HCF Burwood (NSW)||9am - 5pm|
|14 - 16 May 2018||HCF Tweed Heads (NSW)||9am - 5pm|
|21 - 23 May 2018||HCF Hurstville (NSW)||9am - 5pm|
|28 - 30 May 2018||HCF Brisbane (QLD)||9am - 5pm|
|4 - 6 June 2018||HCF Brookvale (NSW)||9am - 5pm|
|13 - 15 June 2018||HCF Orange (NSW)||9am - 5pm|
|18 - 20 June 2018||HCF Penrith (NSW)||9am - 5pm|
|2 - 4 July 2018||HCF Robina (QLD)||9am - 5pm|
|11 - 13 July 2018||HCF Chatswood (NSW)||9am - 5pm|
|18 - 20 July 2018||HCF Melbourne (VIC)||8:30am - 5pm|
|25 - 27 July 2018||HCF Miranda (NSW)||9am - 5pm|
|30 July - 1 August 2018||HCF Adelaide (SA)||9am - 5pm|
|8 - 10 August 2018||HCF Bankstown (NSW)||9am - 5pm|
|13 - 15 August 2018||HCF Coffs Harbour (NSW)||9am - 5pm|
|20 - 22 August 2018||HCF Wollongong (NSW)||9am - 5pm|
|29 - 31 August 2018||HCF Griffith (NSW)||9am - 5pm|
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