Alert level three was triggered after temperatures reached as high as 31-32°C to the west of London and in the south east of England.
These hot conditions will persist until Friday, with lower temperatures moving in by the weekend.
According to the DoH heatwave plan, GPs should consider daily visits or phone calls for high-risk patients, such as the elderly, who live on their own and have no regular daily contact.
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