Hot Weather Health Tips

Heat rash is uncomfortable, but usually harmless. Symptoms include small, raised spots, mild swelling and an itchy, prickly feeling. Here is advice on how you can treat or prevent heat rash yourself:

As we enter a period of hot weather, here is a reminder of what to look for when buying and applying sunscreen. Remember to not rely on sunscreen alone to protect yourself from the sun. Wear suitable clothing and spend time in the shade. More info:

It’s set to be a warm weekend so make sure you stay safe this summer. Hydrate, wear sunscreen and find a shady spot to beat the heat. More advice here:

There’s no safe or healthy way to get a tan. If you plan to be out in the sun long enough to risk burning, sunscreen should be applied twice: 30 minutes before going out and Just before going out. More advice here:

Heat exhaustion is a heat-related illness that can occur after you’ve been exposed to high temperatures. Learn the symptoms and what to do if you or someone else shows signs of heatstroke during this #Heatwave :

Stay #WeatherAware: If you or others feel unwell, get dizzy, feel weak, anxious or have intense thirst, move to a cool place, rehydrate and cool your body down. More advice here: Heatwave: how to cope in hot weather – NHS (

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