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Know Your Numbers!

Know Your Numbers! raises awareness of high blood pressure, encouraging all UK adults to get a blood pressure check.


Know Your Numbers! is our award-winning flagship campaign.

The highlight is Know Your Numbers! Week which takes place every September.


1.5 million
1.5 million people have had a free blood pressure check during our annual Know Your Numbers! Week, the UK’s biggest blood pressure testing and awareness event.

An ideal blood pressure is under 120/80mmHg. Do you Know Your Numbers? Find your nearest blood pressure check.

6 million
6 million people in the UK have high blood pressure and don’t know it. Could you get involved and help us find them?

Every day in the UK, 350 people have a stroke or heart attack that could have been prevented. See why Know Your Numbers! is needed.


We believe every adult in the UK should know their blood pressure numbers in the same way they know their height and weight. When you Know Your Numbers! you can take steps to look after your blood pressure and lead a long and healthy life. 

The need for Know Your Numbers!

Take a look at why everyone should Know Their Numbers.

Know Your Numbers! Week

See what’s going on for this year’s event, get involved or find your nearest blood pressure check.

Run a Pressure Station

See how to run a Pressure Station offering free blood perssure checks for Know Your Numbers! Week, and register your interest.


Order your resources for Know Your Numbers! Week or for your own blood pressure testing and awareness events.

Our supporters

See the MPs, celebrities, pharmacies and workplaces who get behind Know Your Numbers!


Running a Pressure Station? Find answers to all the most common questions. 

If you have any questions about our campaign or how you can take part, email us at

For quotes, interviews and photos, and any other media enquiries, visit our media centre


When you have your blood pressure measured, you will be given two numbers, systolic (top) and diastolic (bottom). Once you know your numbers, you can use our blood pressure chart to see what they mean and if your blood pressure is in the healthy range.

Blood pressure chart

This year's campaign will take place from 4-10 September. It's all about home blood pressure monitoring, which gives you one less thing to worry about. Don't miss your chance to take part in the UK's biggest blood pressure testing and awareness event. 

Register to take part today

Blood Pressure UK membership can help to keep your blood pressure under control

Membership means you get a helping hand in looking after your blood pressure while supporting others. Over 90% of our members say that being a member of Blood Pressure UK helps them to manage and lower their blood pressure. Find out what you get as a member and how to join.

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