2017 Heatwave Plan for England (Public Health England)

Summary

Public Health England has again issued a collection of resources deigned to guide the public generally, and health and social care professionals, about how to prepare for, and prevent, the avoidable harmful effects of hot weather.

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Reference

Heatwave Plan for England. [Online]: Public Health England; Department of Health and NHS England, May 31st 2017.

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.

Note: There is also an “Easy Read” version.

Further 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.

There is also guidance on: Looking after children and those in early years settings during heatwaves: guidance for teachers and professionals, and an Equality analysis document.

Public and Patient Information

There are now four resources, aimed primarily at the general public:

  1. A Beat the Heat poster: an infographic providing advice on staying safe in hot weather
  2. A Beat the Heat leaflet: providing detailed information for the public on how to stay safe in hot weather.
  3. 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.
  4. A Beat The Heat: Keep Care Home Residents Safe And Well Checklist. This checklist is intended for people working in care homes. (New: Checklist)
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