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England men’s football team and celebrities raise their ‘Big Mug of Thanks’ in support of NHS workers for the NHS Big Tea on 5th July

England men’s football team and celebrities raise their ‘Big Mug of Thanks’ in support of NHS workers for the NHS Big Tea on 5th July

The England men’s football team and some of the nation’s most well-known celebrities are raising a ‘Big Mug of Thanks’ in gratitude for everything NHS staff have done over the pandemic and urging everyone to take part in NHS Charities Together’s NHS Big Tea on Monday 5th July, the birthday of the NHS.

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Why NHS staff need us more than ever – “You feel other people’s grief on a daily basis”

Why NHS staff need us more than ever – “You feel other people’s grief on a daily basis”

NHS Charities Together’s recent You Gov research shows three quarters (75%) of the public feel grateful to the NHS for what it has done during the pandemic and 67% are proud of how frontline workers have coped with the pandemic so far. No one can be in any doubt that NHS staff have been there for us over the last year, at the frontline of the battle against Covid and the beating heart of the NHS.

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Adam Kay, Stephen Fry, Vicky McClure, Daisy May Cooper and other celebrities urge the public to get behind NHS staff and join the NHS Big Tea on 5th July

Adam Kay, Stephen Fry, Vicky McClure, Daisy May Cooper and other celebrities urge the public to get behind NHS staff and join the NHS Big Tea on 5th July

NHS Charities Together has brought together celebrities to sign an open letter in support of a moment of reflection and thanks for NHS workers in the form of the NHS Big Tea at 3pm on 5th July – including actor, comedian and writer Stephen Fry, Line of Duty actress Vicky McClure and This Country actress and writer Daisy May Cooper.

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Then, now and in the future

Then, now and in the future

When we launched our Covid-19 appeal as the first lockdown started a year ago, we had no idea how long we would be running it for and how the challenge facing the NHS would develop. We just knew that we wanted to do whatever we could to provide support to NHS staff, volunteers and patients as they faced the unknown and the unprecedented.

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Getting to the light

Getting to the light

The approval and roll-out of vaccines has finally given all of us some light at the end of the tunnel, but we are very much still in the tunnel, especially those NHS workers who are currently caring for a surge of Covid patients.

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Thank you

Thank you

How do you say thank you to the people who raised a scarcely believable £150m for NHS charities in such challenging circumstances? Well, you can’t really, the words aren’t big enough for the job.

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It’s time to step up the support

It’s time to step up the support

We have made a £12m urgent fund available immediately to all NHS charities in areas dealing with a surge in cases and hospital admissions. With £50,000 available for each NHS charity, they can direct the money towards whatever will make the biggest difference for the staff, volunteers and patients they support.

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Our Covid-19 Appeal in numbers

Our Covid-19 Appeal in numbers

The figures are huge, from the fundraising total to the number of individuals and new projects that are being supported. And we’d like to say an even bigger thank you to every one of our donors, fundraisers and supporters who are helping us to make a difference.

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NHS staff star in M&S campaign

NHS staff star in M&S campaign

Marks and Spencer is highlighting how donations are helping after the retailer raised a phenomenal £6.4million for our Covid-19 Appeal. Matron Suzanne Vickers explains how her patients were able to say their last goodbyes using iPads funded by generous donations.

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Getting donations to NHS charities

Getting donations to NHS charities

Last week week we hit an unbelievable milestone. Following our announcement that the Covid Appeal has raised an astounding £130 million, how the donations are getting to NHS charities so they can support staff, volunteers and patients.

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Happy 100th birthday Captain Tom Moore

Happy 100th birthday Captain Tom Moore

From NHS Charities Together and on behalf of our member NHS charities, we salute Captain Tom, a record-breaking fundraiser who’s touched the nation with his determination and raised tens of millions of pounds for our Covid-19 Urgent Appeal.

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#PlayersTogether

#PlayersTogether

This is a fantastic initiative from the Premier League players that will raise vital funds for our Appeal but will also inspire many others to give donations as well.

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Tiny hands, big hearts

Tiny hands, big hearts

 A nine-month old who defied odds when she was born premature, has had a hand in raising over £600 for charity.  Lottie-Beau weighed just over 700 grams when she was born three months early and her family have since raised money for local NHS charity Blue Skies...

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Poems from the Heart of the NHS

Poems from the Heart of the NHS

NHS Charities Together are elated to announce the launch of 'These Are the Hands - Poems from the Heart of the NHS’ in March 2020. These poems give a unique insight into the real experiences of the people at the heart of the NHS, caring for us from the moment of birth...

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