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 – current alert level: Level 2

Current alert level: Level 2 – Alert and Readiness Issued at: 09:09 on Tue 3 Jan 2017 There is a 80% probability of severe cold weather between 0600 on Wednesday 04 Jan and 1500 on Friday 06 Jan 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

Level 2 – Alert and Readiness Issued on Tuesday, 27 December 2016 There is a 70% probability of severe cold weather between 1500 on Sunday 01 Jan and 1500 on Tuesday 03 Jan in parts of England. This weather could increase the health risks to vulnerable patients and disrupt the delivery of services. Please refer […]

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Cold Weather Alert – current alert level: Level 3

Level 3 – Cold Weather Action Issued on Tuesday, 27 December 2016 at 09:04 There is a 90% probability of severe cold weather between 1500 on Tuesday 27 Dec and 1100 on Friday 30 Dec in parts of England. This weather could increase the health risks to vulnerable patients and disrupt the delivery of services. […]

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Flu fighters urged to roll up their sleeves

The Chief Nursing Officer for England has today called on NHS staff to back the week-long #jabathon flu campaign. Professor Jane Cummings explained that as well as protecting themselves against flu, NHS staff would also be helping to protect the patients they come into contact with on a daily basis against the potentially deadly virus. […]

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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 Forecast Issued on Monday, 28 November 2016 at 08:53 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. More details about the weather alert are available on the MET […]

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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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