A heat-health alert has been issued across all regions in England from Tuesday, 9 August until Sunday, 14 August. Please do look out for family, friends and neighbours who may be more vulnerable during prolonged periods of hot weather – particularly elderly people who live alone and people with underlying health conditions. If you are concerned about your health or somebody you care for, please contact NHS 111, your local pharmacist, or your GP. For tips on how to stay cool during this spell of hot weather, please click here. Please note, severe heat exhaustion or heatstroke requires hospital treatment. For information on the common signs and symptoms of heat exhaustion and heatstroke, please click here.