winter

Cold weather alert – current alert level: Level 2

Current alert level: Level 2 – Alert and Readiness Issued at: 09:05 on Fri 2 Dec 2016 There is a 70% probability of severe cold weather between 1500 on Saturday 03 Dec and 1500 on Monday 05 Dec 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

Current alert level: Level 2 – Alert and Readiness Issued at: 09:02 on Wed 30 Nov 2016 There is an 80% probability of severe cold weather between 2100 on Monday 28 Nov and 1500 on Friday 02 Dec in parts of England. This weather could increase the health risks to vulnerable patients and disrupt the […]

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Cold weather alert – current alert level: Level 2

Current alert level: Level 2 – Alert and Readiness Issued at: 08:42 on Mon 28 Nov 2016 There is an 80% probability of severe cold weather between 2100 on Monday 28 Nov and 1500 on Friday 02 Dec in parts of England. This weather could increase the health risks to vulnerable patients and disrupt the […]

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Cold weather alert – current alert level: Level 1

Current alert level: Level 1 – Winter Preparedness and Action Issued at: 14:46 on Sat 26 Nov 2016 Temperatures/weather conditions are not expected to exceed Cold Weather Alert threshold criteria in any region from 26/11/2016 15:00:00 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

Current alert level: Level 2 – Alert and Readiness Issued at: 08:48 on Thu 24 Nov 2016 There is a 70% probability of severe cold weather between 2100 on Thursday 24 Nov and 1500 on Saturday 26 Nov 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

Current alert level: Level 2 – Alert and Readiness Issued at: 08:14 on Fri 18 Nov 2016 There is a 60% probability of severe cold weather/icy conditions/heavy snow between 0900 on Friday 18 Nov and 1500 on Monday 21 Nov in parts of England. More details about the weather alert are available on the MET […]

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National NHS campaign urges people to stay well this winter

A national campaign to help people prepare for winter weather has been launched today by NHS England and Public Health England. The message is to Stay Well This Winter and to encourage people most at risk from cold weather, including those with long-term health conditions and the over 65s, to prepare for the lower temperatures. […]

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Cold weather alert

Current alert level: Level 2 – Alert and Readiness Issued at: 0926 on Fri 8 Jan 2016 There is a 60% probability of severe cold weather between 0900 on Monday 11 Jan and 0900 on Thursday 14 Jan in parts of England. More details about the weather alert are available on the MET Office website.

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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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