Heatwave Plan for England 2016 (Public Health England)

Summary

Public Health England has re-issued guidance for the public, and for health and social care professionals, about how to minimise the potential harmful effects of hot weather. Most of the resources are unchanged from 2015; there is a 2016 covering letter.

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Reference

Heatwave Plan for England. [Online]: Public Health England; Department of Health and NHS England, May 25th 2016.

This relates to:

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Heatwave plan for England: protecting health and reducing harm from severe heat and heatwave. London: Public Health England / NHS England, May 22nd 2015.

Further related information:

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Heatwave plan for England. Making the case: the impact of heat on health – now and in the future. London: Public Health England, May 22nd 2015.

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The Heatwave Plan for England. Supporting vulnerable people before and during a heatwave: advice for health and social care professionals. London: Public Health England, May 22nd 2015.

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The Heatwave Plan for England. Supporting vulnerable people before and during a heatwave: advice for care home managers and staff. London: Public Health England, May 22nd 2015.

Public and Patient Information

There are three new resources, aimed primarily at the general public:

A Beat the Heat poster: an infographic providing advice on staying safe in hot weather

A Beat the Heat leaflet: providing detailed information for the public on how to stay safe in hot weather.

A Beat the Heat: Keep Cool at Home Checklist: a checklist helping the public identify situations where over-heating at the home may cause avoidable harm.

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