PHE – New advice on keeping cool at home during heatwaves (May 2016)

PHEPublic Health England (PHE) published new advice to support people before and during heat waves on 25 May 2016. The guidance is additional to their Heatwave Plan for England.

One of the documents, called ‘Beat the Heat: keep cool at home – checklist’ is a checklist to help people identify situations where overheating in the home may cause harm to health, the actions to take, and how to access further help and support.

PHE says the resource is aimed at members of the public as well as frontline workers (for example, health and social care staff).

Source: Public Health England, Beat the Heat: keep cool at home – checklist