Seasonal Advice

Preparing yourself and your family for seasonal changes can make a huge difference to your health.

Here’s some handy tips and advice that should help keep you healthy and well all year round, whatever the season.

What can I do during winter?

Winter can be seriously bad for our health, especially for people aged 65 or older and those with long-term conditions. Cold and damp weather, ice, snow and high winds can all aggravate existing health problems and make people more vulnerable to illnesses that are more common in the winter.

Find out how to stay well this winter

What can I do during summer?

Many of us enjoy the hot weather but the summer can also cause seasonal allergies like hay fever and sunburn. Stocking up on sun cream and staying hydrated are just two ways to look after yourself this summer.

Find out how to stay well this summer

Stay well this bank holiday

If you become unwell over a bank holiday you don’t need to worry, you will still be able to get advice and treatment from the NHS.

Find out what NHS services are available over bank holidays