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NHS Celebrates 72nd Birthday

A final 'clap for carers' will take place at 5pm.

Today marks the 72nd anniversary of the NHS.

Celebrations are taking place up and down the country to mark the occasion, including one final Clap for our Carers event. 

People are expected on their doorsteps at 5pm to show their appreciation.

Landmarks across the country have turned blue to help mark the occasion.

The Prince of Wales is among those who has been paying tribute to health workers on the 72nd anniversary.

Charles has praised the spirit of those who've helped the most vulnerable during the coronavirus crisis.

He also says the pandemic has brought out the best in people, and society has "risen to this extraordinary challenge".


 

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