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Hot weather - guidance on reducing the risk of dehydration and overheatingHot weather - guidance on reducing the risk of dehydration and overheating

With very hot weather predicted this week in parts of England, there is guidance on reducing the health risks of dehydration, over-heating, heat exhaustion and heatstroke at:

NHS: How to cope in hot weather

England: Heatwave Plan for England Resources include ‘Beat the Heat: Coping with heat and COVID-19’ poster, leaflet and keep cool at home checklist.

Advice for Health and Social Care professionals

Wales: Extreme hot weather - advice from Public Health Wales on the health risks of extremely hot weather.

Scotland: Hot weather advice from Ready Scotland

Northern Ireland: Hot weather advice from NI Direct

Age UK: Advice on staying cool in a heatwave

Dementia UK: How to support somebody living with dementia in hot weather and prevent dehydration

Met Office weather app

See also: Public Health England hot weather warnings


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