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We depended on the NHS during lockdown - and it didn't let us down

29 days ago   |   By Metro

Today we say thank you again to the NHS on its 72nd birthday
As the nation gears up for one last Clap For Carers at 5pm today to mark the NHS' 72nd birthday, we spoke to five people whose lives relied on its care during the coronavirus crisis.
From giving birth to surviving Covid-19, here they share their stories and why they want to say a special thank you.
‘Behind the face masks there was a lot of laughter and smiles on the maternity ward'
Amy Girling is a palliative care nurse and lives in Buckinghamshire with her husband, Steve, and their baby daughter Ellie
‘ Giving birth during a...
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Coronavirus UK news LIVE: Clap for Carers returns for NHS birthday after Super Saturday mayhem and deaths hit 44,198

Coronavirus UK news LIVE: Clap for Carers returns for NHS birthday after Super Saturday mayhem and deaths hit 44,198

29 days ago   |   By The Sun

Clap for Carers is set to return to tonight to mark the 72nd birthday of the NHS.
The last Clap for Carers took place on May 28, and the event is making a one-off return to celebrate, while public buildings are being lit up in blue.
It comes as pubs, restaurants and hairdressers opened up across England for the first time in months in day dubbed ‘Super Saturday'.
But boozing Brits caused mayhem as thousands of revellers hit pubs and bars up and down the country.
The chairman of the police federation said it was ‘crystal clear' today that drunk Brits cannot socially distance
Meanwhile, the...
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