NHS reminder to look after the elderly in cold weather

After a snowy few days NHS England has issued a video say vulnerable people could be more isolated and neighbours should check on them regularly.

By The Newsroom
Saturday, 14th January 2017, 3:30 pm

GP Saqid Anwar for NHS England said: “The elderly and those with disabilities are often the hardest hit by winter weather. They are particularly susceptible to illness and can become isolated when temperatures drop.”

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He advises people to check on elderly neighbours and friends and ensure they have enough food, medication and are keeping warm.