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Staying cool in a heatwave. Advice for the elderly and vulnerable

Advice on keeping cool in a heatwave

It’s July 2021, and the Met Office has just issued its first new-style alerts for extreme weather – in this case, heat.  While we generally experience some very hot weather in parts of the UK most summers, these new hot weather alerts suggest that we should be extra vigilant, especially for our more vulnerable relatives […]

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How NHS GP videoconference consultations work

by Kathy Lawrence As the UK government has just announced that videoconferencing with GPs is the way forward for the NHS in England, we’re talking about how the service works, and whether it’s something that can help older people. Experiencing LIVI for the first time Our local GP practices have been contacting patients to let […]

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