560K amazing people across the UK have volunteered their spare time to support the NHS.
An incredible 560K people have signed up to volunteer to support the NHS enabling them to support the Coronavirus outbreak.
Volunteers are being sought to help 1.5 million people who are currently self-isolating for 12 weeks in an attempt to slow down the spread of Covid-19.
— Matt Hancock (@MattHancock) March 26, 2020
Those who volunteer will be delivering, shopping and medication to those in need and transporting patients and NHS equipment, or checking in and chatting on the phone with those individuals at risk of loneliness as a result of the self-isolation.
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