From today we are rolling out a 10% discount to all NHS workers to say thank you for their efforts working on the frontline to help tackle the Coronavirus.
All NHS workers have to do is show their ID card when they visit any of our 242 food stores to receive 10% off all food and other essentials.
They will also be able to get priority access to our stores by moving to the front of any external queue when waiting to enter.
Debbie Robinson, Central England Co-op Chief Executive, said: “Our NHS workers are playing a vital role at this uncertain time and that’s why we wanted to do something to say thank you for their incredible efforts.
“Front line workers, similar to our own colleagues in our stores and funeral homes, are essential to ensuring communities continue to be helped and supported and we cannot thank them enough for their efforts.”
We are also backing the weekly 8pm NHS clap on a Thursday that sees people show their appreciation for the work of front-line health workers.
This comes after we announced a range of measures to support and say ‘thank you’ to our own colleagues for going above and beyond to keep community stores open.
We also reduced our opening hours to allow time for cleaning and restocking shelves with food and essentials, as well as ensuring our staff get more time with their families to rest and recuperate.
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