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Asthma peak flow device

Our health forecasting services have been developed in order to mitigate the impact of weather on people's health and healthcare services.

They have been developed by working with health professionals, academics, other experts and patients.

We are continually evaluating the effectiveness of our services in order to ensure they are benefiting both patients and healthcare professionals. We are also continuing to research the relationship between weather and health in order to develop new services in the future.

Our services include:

  • COPD forecast alert service
  • Climate change and healthcare
  • Research
  • Newsletter 

Information about other health services can now be found under our public pages.

Weather and your health:

Cold weather and health

  • COPD
  • Asthma
  • Flu

Hot weather and health

  • COPD in the summer
  • Pollen
  • UV forecast
  • UV and sun health
  • Sunburn 

For more information on any of our products please contact the Health team health@metoffice.gov.uk

Last updated: 10 December 2013