Cold weather and health: guidance and advice

This information helps to prevent the major avoidable effects of cold weather on health.


Cold weather resources

Other resources and guidance

Helping People Living in Cold Homes: an e-module on cold homes and health for frontline practitioners

Published 15 October 2015
Last updated 11 September 2023 + show all updates
  1. Updated collection.

  2. Updated to reflect publication of the Adverse Weather and Health Plan (AWHP).

  3. Updated Cold weather health risks slide set.

  4. Added latest slidesets.

  5. Added new section about COVID-19.

  6. Added link to e-module 'Helping people living in cold homes'.

  7. Added a training slideset on Excess Winter Deaths and the winter of 2017 to 2018 for the NHS and local authorities.

  8. Added 'Health risks of cold homes: data sources'.

  9. Added links to NICE guidelines and quality standards.

  10. First published.