Launch of the Cold Weather Plan for England

The Department of Health (DH) and NHS have issued the Cold Weather Plan for England as part of their wider measures to protect people from the effects of severe winter weather. The plan provides advice on how to prepare for and respond to extreme cold weather as part of wider winter planning and announces a new initiative the Warm Homes, Healthy People fund. Healthcare professionals are encouraged to incorporate the measures into current prevention practices and in the treatment of those who suffer from the effects of the extreme conditions.

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