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GPs get more heatwave advice

16th July 2012

The Royal College of Physicians (RCGP) has released a factsheet offering more information to GPs about using the Heatwave Plan.

The updated information, which is available from the RCGP website, concerns the Heatwave Plan for England, which was released in May this year. The factsheet begins: "Considering healthcare plans for a heatwave seems to tempt yet another wet summer. Heatwaves however do happen and warmer summers are predicted to become more frequent with increasing intensity and duration. Their impacts upon patients can be rapid and severe, with the effects being more keenly felt by the most vulnerable, the window of opportunity for primary care to mitigate these effects is relatively short."

 

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Article Information

Title: GPs get more heatwave advice
Author: Jess Laurence
Article Id: 22347
Date Added: 16th Jul 2012

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