The NHS health and wellbeing bus is on its way to Medway to encourage residents to have a health MOT.

More than 3,000 people have stepped on board for a health check since the bus was launched at the start of this year and more than 250 people have received their Covid-19 vaccine on the bus too.

The converted double-decker has been popping up in high streets in Medway and Swale offering residents the opportunity to have a Body Mass Index (BMI) and blood pressure check, and a Covid-19 spring booster.

And the best part… no appointment is needed as the bus is a drop-in service!

The bus clinical team can also advise and signpost to other support to help residents feel healthier and fitter including how to stop smoking, how to reduce alcohol consumption, and where to find cancer support services.

In this short video, pharmacist Tonye Oburoh explains what the bus can offer and why it’s been so successful.

Find the bus timetable.

  • Dockside Shopping Outlet, Chatham, 10am to 4pm daily
    Tuesday, 30 May and Wednesday, 31 May
  • Military Road, Chatham, 10am to 4pm daily
    Monday, 12 June to Friday, 16 June
  • Asda Gillingham, 10am to 4pm daily
    Monday, 19 June to Friday, 23 June

By Ed

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