Sutton Manor Surgery
St Ives Close
Sutton upon Hull
Telephone: 01482 826457
Medical Emergencies dial 999
Out of Hours: dial 111
Extremes of Temperature
The changing seasons bring their own special health problems. These are mostly temporary - but can occasionally lead to chronic illness and serious disease.
Winter weather can create problems - especially for older people. Warmer summer weather holds serious risks to all from unprotected exposure to sunlight, allergies and other conditions
Summer Health Advice
Age UK has 10 tips to help you enjoy the sun but stay healthy at the same time. Stay cool and healthy during the summer months.
Sunburn is red, hot and results in sore skin. Caused by too much sun. It may flake and peel a few days or so after exposure
An allergy is a reaction the body has to a particular food or substance. Allergies are very common and symptoms treated.MORE about allergies
Most of us welcome hot weather, but when it's too hot for too long, there are health risks. Use of sun creams and avoid long periods of direct exposure to sunlight.MORE about heatwave
Sunburn increases your risk of skin cancer. Sunburn does not just happen on holiday. You can burn in the UK, even when it's cloudy. Use sunscreen for protection.
A bit of sunshine is good for us. However, extreme temperatures, still air feeling sticky and being tired can be dangerous for those with breathing problems.
Winter Health Advice
Cold weather can make some health problems worse and even lead to serious complications, especially if you are 65+ - or if you have a long-term health problem.
You can often treat a cold without seeing a GP. You should begin to feel better in about a week or two. Click below for more information on symptoms and treatments.
Germs and viruses can be spread from person to person or by touching unclean equipment or surfaces. Learn how to stop the spread of cold influenza and covid-19.
Flu vaccination is available every year on the NHS to help protect adults and children at risk from flu and its complications. Watch out for government guidance on eligibility.
Antibiotics are used to treat/prevent certain bacterial infection. They work by killing bacteria or preventing them from spreading, but they do not work for everything.
Avoid winter weight gain by downloading the NHS weight loss guide - a free twelve-week diet & exercise plan. It's available as an app on the App Store and Google Play - and pdf.