Nation claps for NHS to mark 72 years of healthcare for all | ITV News

A nationwide round of applause has taken place to mark the 72nd anniversary of the NHS after what has been the most challenging year in the health service’s history.
People across the UK clapped to commemorate the efforts of all key workers and volunteers during the pandemic.

The initiative follows the success of the weekly Clap for Carers, and it is hoped the applause will become an annual tradition.

A Spitfire with the message “Thank U NHS” painted on its underside flew over several NHS hospitals in the east of the country, finishing over Cambridge.

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