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 the NHS website.

Cold weather alert: Level 2 – alert and readiness

Issued at 10.48am on Thursday 1 April 2021. There is a 70% probability of severe cold weather/icy conditions/heavy snow between midnight on Monday 5 April and midnight on Friday 9 April in parts of England. This weather could increase the health risks to vulnerable patients and disrupt the delivery of services. Find out more about staying […]

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Cold weather alert: Level 1 – winter preparedness and action

Issued at 8.49am on Monday 8 March 2021 Temperatures/weather conditions are not expected to exceed Cold Weather Alert threshold criteria in any region from 9am on 8 March 2021 until further notice. More details about this weather alert are available on the Met Office website.

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Cold weather alert: Level 2 – alert and readiness

Issued at 8.57am on Wednesday 3 March 2021. There is a 60% probability of severe cold weather between 9am on Wednesday 3 March and 9am on Monday 8 March in parts of England.  This weather could increase the health risks to vulnerable patients and disrupt the delivery of services. Find out more about staying well this […]

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Cold weather alert: Level 1 – winter preparedness and action

Issued at 8.40am on Monday 15 February 2021.  Temperatures/weather conditions are not expected to exceed Cold Weather Alert threshold criteria in any region from 9am on 15 February 2021 until further notice. More details about this weather alert are available on the Met Office website.

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Cold weather alert: Level 3 – cold weather action

Issued at 8.05am on Friday 12 February 2021 There is a 95% probability of severe cold weather/icy conditions between 9am on Friday 12 February and 9am on Monday 15 February in parts of England.  This weather could increase the health risks to vulnerable patients and disrupt the delivery of services. Find out more about staying well […]

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Cold weather alert: Level 3 – cold weather action

Issued at 8.43am on Monday 8 February 2021 There is a 95% probability of severe cold weather/icy conditions/heavy snow between 9am on Wednesday 10 February and midnight on Saturday 13 February in parts of England. This weather could increase the health risks to vulnerable patients and disrupt the delivery of services. Find out more about staying […]

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Cold weather alert: Level 3 – cold weather action

Issued at 8.43am on Monday 8 February 2021.  There is a 95% probability of severe cold weather/icy conditions/heavy snow between 9am on Monday 8 February and 12pm on Friday 12 February in parts of England.  This weather could increase the health risks to vulnerable patients and disrupt the delivery of services. Find out more about staying […]

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Cold weather alert: Level 3 – cold weather action

Issued at 9.01am on Friday 5 February 2021. There is a 90% probability of severe cold weather between 9.00am on Saturday 6 February and 9.00pm on Wednesday 10 February in parts of England.  This weather could increase the health risks to vulnerable patients and disrupt the delivery of services. Find out more about staying well this […]

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Cold weather alert: Level 2 – alert and readiness

Issued at 9.05am on Thursday 4 February 2021. There is a 80% probability of severe cold weather between 9am on Saturday 6 February and 9pm on Tuesday 9 February in parts of England.  This weather could increase the health risks to vulnerable patients and disrupt the delivery of services. Find out more about staying well this […]

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Cold weather alert: Level 2 – alert and readiness

Issued at 8.43am on Wednesday 3 February 2021. There is a 60% probability of severe cold weather between 9am on Wednesday 3 February and 5pm on Friday 5 February in parts of England.  This weather could increase the health risks to vulnerable patients and disrupt the delivery of services. Find out more about staying well this […]

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