Winter news, advice and blogs

NHS England’s winter news, advice from Clinical Directors and blogs can be found here. It is important the public know what they need to do to keep well and advice on how to keep well and where to get expert advice will be given throughout the winter and can be found on NHS Choices.

Cold weather alert

Current alert level: Level 1 – Winter Preparedness and Action Issued at: 1117 on Tue 8 Mar 2016 Temperatures/weather conditions are not expected to exceed Cold Weather Alert threshold criteria in any region from 08/03/2016 12:00:00 until further notice. More details about the weather alert are available on the MET Office website.

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Cold weather alert

Current alert level: Level 2 – Alert and Readiness Issued at: 0936 on Thu 3 Mar 2016 There is a 70 % probability of severe cold weather, with heavy snow for a time, between 2100 on Thursday 03 Mar and 0900 on Monday 07 Mar in parts of England. More details about the weather alert […]

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Cold weather alert

Current alert level: Level 3 – Cold Weather Action Issued at: 08:18 on Wed 24 Feb 2016 There is a 90% probability of severe cold weather between 09:00 on Wednesday 24 Feb and 09:00 on Friday 26 Feb in parts of England. More details about the weather alert are available on the MET Office website.

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Cold weather alert

Current alert level: Level 2 – Alert and Readiness Issued at: 0842 on Thu 11 Feb 2016 There is a 60% probability of severe cold weather between 0900 on Thursday 11 Feb and 1200 on Monday 15 Feb in parts of England. More details about the weather alert are available on the MET Office website.

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Cold weather alert

Current alert level: Level 2 – Alert and Readiness Issued at: 0937 on Tue 9 Feb 2016 There is a 70% probability of severe cold weather between 1200 on Wednesday 10 Feb and 1200 on Friday 12 Feb in parts of England. More details about the weather alert are available on the MET Office website.

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Cold weather alert

Current alert level: Level 3 – Cold Weather Action Issued at: 1225 on Thu 21 Jan 2016 There is a 90% probability of severe cold weather between 1100 on Thursday 21 Jan and 0900 on Friday 22 Jan in parts of England. More details about the weather alert are available on the MET Office website.

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Cold weather alert

Current alert level: Level 3 – Cold Weather Action Issued at: 0840 on Tue 19 Jan 2016 There is a 99% probability of severe cold weather between 1200 on Tuesday 19 Jan and 1200 on Friday 22 Jan in parts of England. More details about the weather alert are available on the MET Office website.

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Cold weather alert

Current alert level: Level 3 – Cold Weather Action Issued at: 0905 on Thu 14 Jan 2016 There is a 99% probability of severe cold weather, icy conditions and heavy snow between 0900 on Thursday 14 Jan and 1200 on Tuesday 19 Jan in parts of England. More details about the weather alert are available […]

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Help your doctor this winter by helping yourself – Dr Mo Dewji

NHS England’s National Clinical lead for Primary Care explains how we can all help ourselves to Stay Well This Winter: The Indian summer and mild November days have given way to wild and windy storms. With the rain and biting cold gales comes a wish to curl up with the winter viruses and counting off […]

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Helping the elderly can also help the NHS this winter

People have been urged to help the frail and elderly this winter and, in doing so, help take the pressure off frontline NHS services. The call comes from Professor Keith Willett, NHS England’s Director for Acute Care, who is leading the Urgent and Emergency Care Review. Professor Willett is helping to drive home the messages […]

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