Over the past few weeks, we have seen dozens of companies coming forward to offer NHS and emergency services personnel various discounts and freebies.
So we have created this article which will be a ‘working document’ and will be updated as-and-when we are made aware of similar offers/discounts for emergency services/NHS personnel.
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Pret – Free hot drinks to all NHS Staff and 50% off food
Pret announced on social media that they would be offering concessions to NHS & emergency services personnel. In a post published on their twitter page, a spokesperson for the chain said:
“Dear NHS Workers, Your hot drinks are on the house from today, and we’ll take 50% off everything else. Thank you for everything you are doing. We look forward to serving you. With love, Everyone at Pret.”
McDonald’s – Free hot & cold drinks for NHS and emergency services staff
All NHS, council and emergency service staff will be eligible for the freebie, which the chain is offering as a ‘thank you’ for the ‘tireless work’ health, and care workers are doing to fight the spread of the pandemic.
Eligible personnel will need to show their work pass at their local restaurant/drive-thru branches to receive the free hot or cold.
Starbucks – Free coffee for emergency services, NHS & council personnel
Starbucks has said that it will offer free hot drinks to emergency services personnel and NHS/council staff. A spokesperson for the chain said:
“In support of their courage, commitment and resilience, we will offer free filtered coffee to all NHS, council and emergency services staff, effective immediately,”
Dominos – Free pizza from selected Domino’s branches
Some franchise owners have said that they will be handing out free pizzas to local NHS and emergency services personnel. But this offer is (currently) only available today (20th March).
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Leon – 50% discount for NHS staff
Leon are currently offering a 50% discount and support people who work in hospitals near to Leon restaurants with free food deliveries.
John Vincent, CEO of Leon Restaurants, said:
“People working in the NHS are already under immense strain, and that is clearly going to continue.
“They deserve all the support we can give them.
“We are also announcing plans on Friday for how we will be supporting the elderly, who are having to self-isolate as well as continuing to serve our customers as best we can.”
Burger King – Free drinks for all NHS, emergency and social workers
Burger King announced that they also would be offering free hot and cold drinks for members of the emergency services, NHS and social workers.
Greggs – Free hot drinks for health, social and emergency service workers
Greggs has also said that they will be offering free hot drinks for health, social and emergency service workers.
YO! Sushi – 50% discount for ‘blue light’ & NHS workers
YO! Sushi has announced that they are extending their ‘blue light’ discount to include NHS staff.
A spokesperson for the restaurant chain said:
“As a token of our thanks for those who are doing all they can to keep us well, we have extended our ‘Blue Light’ offer so all NHS workers will now receive a 50% discount across both dine in and YO! to go menus.
“This will also be extended to those who work in the retail centres or travel hubs in which we operate”.
L’OCCITANE en Provence – free bottle of hand cream
L’Occitane is offering free bottles of 30ml hand cream to any NHS workers.
In a post shared on their Facebook page, a spokesperson for the retailer said:
“We cannot thank you enough for your ongoing support. We are sending L’Occitane hand creams to hospitals to soothe your hard-working hands.
“In addition, whilst our stores remain open, we invite any NHS worker to collect their free 30ml hand cream from any of our UK stores”.
We will keep this article updated as we become aware of similar offers being made by UK business so be sure to keep re-checking this article to be kept up-to-date.
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