Weather forecasters are predicting a spell of very warm weather over the next few days.
While many people welcome some summer sun, it’s important to make sure that high temperatures – like we’ve experienced recently – do not harm you or anyone you know.
A heatwave can affect anyone, but some people are more vulnerable and at risk.
These include older people, babies and young children, and people with serious long-term conditions, particularly heart or breathing problems.
Please make sure that you, your family, friends and neighbours follow these top tips for staying safe and coping with the heat:
The UK Government has set out a roadmap for the clinically extremely vulnerable on the future of the shielding programme.
For now, the guidance remains the same – stay at home and only go outside to exercise or to spend time outdoors with a member of your household, or with one other person from another household if you live alone – but the guidance will change on 6 July and again on 1 August, based on clinical evidence.
Women in Norfolk and Waveney are being urged to attend routine screening appointments for cervical cancer despite the coronavirus (Covid-19) pandemic.
Some women may have missed or will have delayed responding to screening invites, but the NHS in Norfolk and Waveney is keen to get all women back into screening as swiftly and as safely as possible.
Have you used local health services for your physical and mental health and wellbeing during the Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic? Have you heard from friends or family who have?
Many services have had to change the way they operate during coronavirus so that they can continue to provide essential health and care services, while at the same time safely treat and care for people with coronavirus symptoms.