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
13-15 January 2020 HCF Tamworth 9am-5pm
15-17 January 2020 HCF Lismore 9am-5pm
22-24 January 2020 HCF Eastgardens 9am-5pm
29-31 January 2020 HCF Woden   9am-5pm
10-12 February 2020 HCF Marion 9am-5pm
19-21 February 2020 HCF St Ives 9am-5pm
26-28 February 2020 HCF Belconnen 9am-5pm
2-4 March 2020 HCF Macquarie Centre   9am-5pm
9-11 March 2020 HCF George St   8.30am-5pm
16-18 March  2020 HCF Bondi   9am-5pm
6-8 April 2020 HCF Nowra   9am-5pm
15-17 April 2020 HCF Burwood 9am-5pm
20-22 April 2020 HCF Albury 9am-5pm
27-29 April 2020 HCF Hurstville   9am-5pm
6-8 May 2020 HCF Tweed Heads 9am-5pm
11-13 May 2020 HCF Brookvale   9am-5pm
18-20 May 2020 HCF Dubbo 9am-5pm
20-22 May 2020 HCF Orange 9am-5pm
27-29 May 2020 HCF Chatswood   9am-5pm

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