Coronavirus: Marks and Spencer donates t-shirts and care packs to Nightingale Hospital
PUBLISHED: 12:30 18 April 2020
Staff at the NHS Nightingale Hospital are being given specially-branded T-shirts following a donation from a retail chain.
Marks and Spencer has handed over thousands of tops to form part of the uniform pack for the team caring for coronavirus patients at the ExCeL.
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It is also donating individual clothing care packs to help provide comfort and dignity for patients when they are discharged from the temporary hospital.
Chief executive Steve Rowe said: “We’re doing our bit to help the NHS by focussing on what we do best - providing great food and clothes - in the hope we can make it just a little easier for our NHS heroes to do what they do best, as well as the patients in their care.”
Natalie Forrest, chief operating officer at NHS Nightingale London, added: “These packs will ensure real dignity for our patients and make the nurses very proud to be able to provide such an amazing level of care.”
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