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Department of Health and Social Care 12h
The NHS Test and Trace service launches tomorrow. You can play your part to help control the virus and get life back to normal. Here's what we need YOU to do ⬇️
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Ministry of Defence 🇬🇧 12h
🇧🇶Travelling the world is something Andrew has done throughout his career. His latest stop is the Caribbean, but why is he there? 👇
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UK Prime Minister 13h
WATCH LIVE: press conference (27 May 2020) Speakers: 🔵 , Secretary 🔵 Prof Jonathan Van-Tam, Deputy Chief Medical Officer 🔵 , Executive Chair of NHS Test and Trace
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Ministry of Defence 🇬🇧 14h
ICYMI: The came to the rescue of a group of conservationists stranded on a remote South Atlantic island. Read the full story here 👉
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British Army 16h
Reservists Major Eb Mukhtar and Captain Francesca Hunter were mobilised to help the NHS supply chain distributing PPE. Alongside partners including and , they helped design an e-portal to manage PPE delivery to NHS customers.
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Strategic Command 22h
Andrew Buckley, an Innovation Scout at , has been working on Project OASIS in support of . The project will enable the secure sharing of COVID19 symptom data between third party data collectors and the NHS. To find out more visit:
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Department of Health and Social Care 21h
We all need to , so we can control the virus and limit the risk of infection. This video explains the steps you should take to stay alert ⬇️ Find out more:
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HM Revenue & Customs 21h
The Job Retention Scheme launched on 20 April. By midnight 24 May a total of: ➡️8.4m jobs furloughed * ➡️1m employers furloughing ** ➡️Total claimed £15bn Apply for a grant to cover the wages of your furloughed staff now:
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Ministry of Defence 🇬🇧 May 26
“The resilience and determination often referred to as the “Dunkirk spirit” lives on today as the Armed Forces work to protect the British people during these challenging times.” Defence Minister pays tribute to personnel, past and present.
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Ministry of Defence 🇬🇧 May 26
"Operation Dynamo was a display of courage, determination and the collective resilience of both British Forces and civilian volunteers." Defence Secretary pays tribute to and the
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Ministry of Defence 🇬🇧 May 26
What's it like to work with the helping to respond to the pandemic? Read Chris' story here 👇
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Ministry of Defence 🇬🇧 May 26
Today marks the 80th anniversary of the start of Operation Dynamo, a daring operation to rescue British and Allied troops as the enemy closed in. The courage and resilience of all involved gave rise to the term the . 📸© IWMHU93157
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Johnny Mercer May 26
We achieved a specific carve-out of grants for Military Charities at this difficult time. Don’t miss your opportunity. Apply today👇👇
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Ministry of Defence 🇬🇧 May 26
ICYMI, here are some of the ways the Military stepped in to help during the coronavirus pandemic
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Ministry of Defence 🇬🇧 May 26
Earlier today 99-year-old veteran Lawrence Churcher laid a wreath in Portsmouth to honour those who lost their lives at Dunkirk. Today’s Armed Forces continue to walk in the footsteps of the Greatest Generation as they work to protect our nation.
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Royal Air Force May 26
This memorandum, courtesy @NationalArchives from Chief of the Imperial General Staff to Chief of the Air Staff, thanked the RAF for ‘immense efforts’ and ‘sacrifice’ in ‘helping to save the men of the BEF’ at Dunkirk Photos: Sir John Dill: By Jarche, J (Mr) and of Dunkirk: © IWM
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The National Archives May 26
On Sunday 26 May 1940, a day when Britain’s prospects in the War looked perilous, the Chiefs of Staff produced a paper with an optimistic conclusion which brought renewed hope to Cabinet Ministers. Read more on the blog
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Ministry of Defence 🇬🇧 May 26
80 years ago today, Winston Churchill ordered the start of Operation Dynamo - a rescue which saved over a third of a million men and demonstrated the collective strength, solidarity and of the British Forces and civilian volunteers. 📸©IWMHU41240
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Ministry of Defence 🇬🇧 May 25
Married couple Staff Sergeant Tara and Major Chantelle are working on the frontline in England and Wales. Here they talk about having to live apart:
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Ministry of Defence 🇬🇧 May 25
Personnel from COVID Support Force have been delivering testing kits to care homes using 20 specially-designated vehicles. Troops have so far delivered more than 29,100 kits to 191 facilities, read all about it here:
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