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Older people and people with heart, respiratory and other serious health problems are most vulnerable when the temperature starts to rise.
The main risks posed by a prolonged spell of hot weather, or a heatwave, are:
Seek help from a GP or contact NHS 111 if someone is feeling unwell and shows symptoms of:
Ways to stay well in the heat include:
Other ideas for staying safe in the sun include:
If you have any concerns contact your GP for further advice.
Read more about staying healthy and safe during hot weather.
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