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So we're not out of the woods but things are slowly looking up, what will they do with captain Tom's money ?

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bigchris Wed 22-Apr-20 12:19:34

And the new nightingale hospitals that cost a fortune and are mostly empty ?

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tishwuw Wed 22-Apr-20 12:24:47

bigchris Wed 22-Apr-20 12:27:34

Oh thank you, that's lovely !

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PinkMonkeyBird Wed 22-Apr-20 12:31:07

Hopefully not on middle/upper management. That money needs to be spent on actual frontline staff PPE and resources.

bigchris Wed 22-Apr-20 12:35:53

Yes and care homes too hopefully

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Noeuf Wed 22-Apr-20 12:36:52

Testing centre near us has closed and moved to a smaller site for lack of traffic.
Really mixed messages on social media - staff desperate for PPE for the site, official message not used enough and moving.

choirmumoftwo Wed 22-Apr-20 12:39:29

I understand the money has been raised for the NHS Charity and therefore should not be spent on core resources but on extra items.

PatriciaHolm Wed 22-Apr-20 12:55:03

Here -

It doesn't go towards equipment like PPE; it goes to support the wider well being of staff, volunteers and patients (e.g. making sure they have somewhere to sit, eat, drink, park etc).

PinkMonkeyBird Wed 22-Apr-20 13:48:50

@PatriciaHolm that's good to hear.

bigchris Wed 22-Apr-20 14:30:10

Thanks everyone, this is a really nice thread , I was beginning to worry anything posted in this topic blew up !! It's very reassuring to know what it will go on, just watched the music video too and that looks sure to raise a lot more !

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