AAA Screening Programme

AAA stands for Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm.
The aorta is the main blood vessel in your body.
This is a one off initial scan of the tummy area using an ultrasound machine (much like a pregnancy scan).
This simple and painless ultrasound scan saves lives, as there are usually no symptoms associated with having a AAA until it is too late.
We are part of the National NHS AAA Screening programme and offer free AAA Screening to any men (or patients male at birth) age 65 or over, to measure the size of the aorta.
Men are automatically invited in the year they turn 65, but patients can also self-refer.