Trust HQ, Tatchbury Mount Calmore
Southampton SO40 2RZ
Phone number: 023 8087 4000
older people, especially those over 75
babies and young children
people with a serious chronic condition
people with serious mental health problems
people on medication that affect sweating and temperature control
What can I do?
stay out of the heat
cool yourself down
keep your environment cool or find somewhere else that is cool
look out for neighbours, family or friends who may be isolated and unable to care for themselves
get medical advice if you are suffering from a chronic medical condition
walk in the shade, apply sunscreen, and wear a hat and light clothing
drink plenty of fluids
avoid extreme physical exertion. If you can’t avoid strenuous outdoor activity, such as sport, DIY or gardening, keep it for cooler parts of the day – for example, in the early morning or evening
Public Health England have produced a guide to staying safe in hot weather - click here to view it.
Beat the heat: staying safe in hot weather (leaflet)
Beat the heat: keep cool at home (checklist)
NHS Choices - how to cope in hot weather
NHS Choices - How can I keep my baby safe during hot weather?