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Heatwave Plan for England

The Heatwave Plan for England is a plan intended to protect the population from heat-related harm to health. It aims to prepare for, alert people to, and prevent, the major avoidable effects on health during periods of severe heat in England.

It recommends a series of steps to reduce the risks to health from prolonged exposure to severe heat for:

• the NHS, local authorities, social care, and other public agencies
• professionals working with people at risk
• individuals, local communities and voluntary groups

You can view the following documents via the ‘Related links’ area on this page:

  • Heatwave Plan for England (including an Easy Read version)
  • Looking after yourself and others during hot weather – the latest advice
  • Advice for health and social care professionals
  • Advice for care home managers and staff
  • Advice for teachers and professionals looking after children (including Early Years settings)
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