A community midwife was delighted by the sentiment of an anonymous donor who left painted stones with NHS Heroes and other messages at the front door of Saffron Walden Community Hospital.
Here’s what’s happening for this weekend’s 72nd birthday NHS celebrations.
Freemasons have donated 50 litres of hand sanitiser to Essex Search and Rescue, a team of 63 volunteers who help to find missing and vulnerable people.
Reader comments and photos have kindly been sent to us during the clap for the NHS and carers. Here we feature a few more.
Nineteen firefighters have been working alongside the East of England Ambulance Service paramedics during the Covid-19 pandemic.
Last clap for NHS and keyworkers includes a Spitfire fly-past
London Stansted Airport’s 63 metre NATS Air Traffic Control tower was lit up with messages of appreciation of the NHS and key workers fighting Covid-19.
The Assistant Group Scout Leader at 1st Thaxted-Carver Scout Group has run over 1,110 miles around his garden - and raised £3,415 so far for the NHS.
The community has made 99 wash bags within 48 hours to help medical staff in the NHS.
He usually helps the lights stay on in London but now he is responding to 999 calls.
Have you been taking part in the Thursday night clap to show your support for the NHS and frontline staff fighting the Covid-19 crisis?
Passengers travelling through London Stansted are being asked to cover their faces and wear gloves.
Fruit, meals, drinks and money has been offered to Addenbrooke’s hospital during the Covid-19 outbreak.
Two women who wanted to do something practical to help NHS workers on the frontline battling Covid-19 thought they might make two pairs of scrubs each and raise £200 for more material.
Making masks during the lockdown
Nurse retires after 42 years working night shifts
Patricia Goddard was bombed out three times during the war. Now, inspired by Captain Tom, the 92-year-old is walking laps at her home to raise money for the NHS.
Face shields for medics - described as “a Godsend” - are being made, and given out free, by a Thaxted firm with a 3D printer.
CLEVER sideways thinking and some technical know-how meant a school has been able to create visors for frontline health workers fighting Covid-19.
People across the nation are busy sewing scrubs for hospital staff and staff in hospices.
A chair has been made in the Saffron Walden district for Captain Tom Moore, the war hero who has raised millions of pounds for the NHS and who turned 100 on Thursday, April 30.
Morgan in year 10 has made drawstring bags for nurses to use to put their uniforms straight into the washing machine
Saffron Walden’s clap rang out across the town last night.
It’s Thursday - and the 8pm clap is tonight to say thanks to NHS and key workers in the fight against Covid-19.
The Police, Fire and Crime Commissioner for Essex thanks people for staying at home to prevent the spread of Covid-19.
London Stansted has created its own tribute to the heroes of the NHS with a giant ‘thank you’ message on its airfield.