NHS website sees surge in heat exhaustion advice as temperatures sizzle

This article was taken from: https://www.england.nhs.uk/2023/06/nhs-website-sees-surge-in-heat-exhaustion-advice-as-temperatures-sizzle/

The NHS website has experienced a significant surge in visits to the heat exhaustion and heatstroke advice pages, along with increased interest in heat rash or prickly heat advice due to the hot weather. The UK Health Security Agency (UKHSA) and the Met Office have issued a heat-health alert across England, emphasizing health risks for vulnerable groups. The NHS encourages people to prioritize emergency and urgent care amid high demand and industrial action by junior doctors.

Health service staff have been asked to prioritize emergency and urgent care over routine appointments and procedures during this period.