Hot Weather advice

Be a good neighbour when it's hot. Make sure people are drinking plenty of water and keeping their house cool. Babies and older people are more vulnerable to heat. If you're out in the sun, best to use a hat and sun cream. More advice here.

  • Pharmacies are great for advice and treating most minor illnesses and injuries.
    Find a pharmacy open near you.
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    The NHS 111 service is always here for you, if it's urgent but not an emergency. 111
    Or try the walk-in centre in Rouen Road, Norwich, open 7am-9pm. Rouen House

  • The five NHS Clinical Commissioning Groups in Norfolk and Waveney are considering coming together into one merged CCG. It is proposed to apply for merger this autumn, with the intention of becoming NHS Norfolk and Waveney CCG by April of next year.

    What do you think? Please have your say

    The survey is open until September 6th 2019
  • CRUK LN J19 OBESITY 2019 BLUEBeing overweight / obesity is the second biggest preventable cause of cancer in the UK.

    The good news is small changes that are kept up over time can make a real difference.

    Find out more.
  • Pregnant woman and partner 2Women who smoke during pregnancy are being urged to quit to help reduce the risk of seriously affecting the health of their baby. Norfolk County Council Public Health has produced an animated video to highlight the dangers of smoking during pregnancy and the support available to help smokers quit.

Healthy Norwich innovation grants up for grabs

Healthy Norwich logoCan your community group come up with a really innovative way to help people in the Norwich area lead healthier and happier lives?

Because you can now apply for thousands of pounds of funding from Healthy Norwich, the campaign run by the NHS and local councils to improve lifestyles and promote good health.

The money will fund small projects that encourage and support local people to lead healthier lives. For example to prevent people from smoking, to support their mental wellbeing or help people maintain a healthy weight.

£40,000 is being offered in grants by NHS Norwich Clinical Commissioning Group, one of the partners in Healthy Norwich, in association with Norfolk Community Foundation. If there are enough really good ideas, it will consider making more money available. Each grant will be for a maximum of £5,000 but time is running out, applications need to be in by 5pm on 13th April, 2017.

You can apply online at


Need urgent healthcare? Feel poorly or hurt yourself? Try your community pharmacy. But if it is urgent and you cannot see your GP, call 111 or think about the Walk-in Centre in Norwich or Cromer Minor Injuries Unit. Watch this film to find out more.