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Rewarding your hard work - More offers...

We wanted to take a moment to say thank you to the exceptional staff and volunteer heroes who are going the extra mile looking after the country during the coronavirus outbreak.

The following organisations are offering rewards to those exceptional people who are working tirelessly to keep us safe at this difficult time.

Update 23 March 2020 - Some of the organisations listed have announced that they have made the difficult decision to close their stores.  Please check their websites for the latest information before attempting to make use of the offers below.

If you know of any other organisations who are supporting NHS personnel please email us at so we can add them to this page.


L'Occitane has announced it's offering free 30ml hand cream tubes to NHS staff when you show work ID at any UK store.

What you need top know:

  • As it's in store only, the offer will end if stores close.

  • Hand cream is also being sent to hospitals, so if you work in a hospital it's worth checking if they've already had a delivery.

The AA

The AA are giving all NHS workers free breakdown service to and from work during the coronavirus crisis, whether an AA Member or not.

What you need to know:

  • Simply register on our website or call 0800 072 5064 if you’ve broken down.


Headspace "the world’s most science-backed meditation app" is offering a free Headspace Plus subscription now, just for the NHS.

What you need to know:


Gillette has announced it's offering free razors to NHS staff who sign up using their NHS email address. It's intended for front-line ambulance staff who need to shave to ensure respirators fit correctly.

What you need to know:


  • Razors will be sent completely free of charge for eligible staff in the post.

  • Gillette asks that non-frontline staff do not apply, as it could reduce availability for people who need it most.

  • Gillette has said that all entries not from a valid NHS email will be rejected.

  • Gillette hasn't said how many are available, but it's one per person.


NCP are offering NHS staff free parking at over 150 car parks across the UK.

What you need to know:

  • This offer is available until 30 April at over 150 locations across the UK.

  • You can pre-book this offer on this page using the booking widget above.  You can book at any time up to one hour before you want to arrive.  Just enter your car park location, entry and exit dates and time and you’ll be presented with free parking product options which you can book.

  • This offer is currently only available to pre-book at the locations listed here.

  • Pre-booking allows one entry and one exit for each booking made.  Once you leave the car park, if you need to return you should make a new booking with us via this page.

  • The offer is currently valid for bookings and exits by 23.59 on 30 April 2020. 

Trenchard Street Parking


Free parking for NHS key workers at Trenchard Street, Bristol.

What you need to know:

Clayton Cars


Clayton Cars is offering a free full vehicle health check service.

What you need to know:

  • NHS staff will need to show their NHS Staff ID card.

Vodafone Advantage

National Health Service and ambulance service employees qualify for savings of up to 15% on Vodafone Pay monthly plans.

What you need to know:

  • Your Vodafone Advantage discount is available on phone, tablet and SIM only plans.

  • Apply for your NHS discount here then use it online and get great savings on Pay monthly.

  • Once the discount has been applied a £10 membership fee will be added to your first bill

  • All you'll need is a valid National Health Service email address to apply.

Holiday Inn Express

(Bristol City Centre)

Holiday Inn Express Bristol City Centre have established a single process for NHS staff to secure accommodation if they have been affected by COVID-19 in some way.

What you need to know:

  • Confirm with your line manager that accommodation is required.

  • Contact CTM call centre on 01274 726424 (choosing'Hotel Team', then 'Option 1')


Halfords is offering a free ten point car check, normally worth £15, to all NHS frontline workers during the coronavirus pandemic.

What you need to know:


Hertz are offering our frontline NHS, Education and Public Safety professionals in the UK rentals at £1 a day booked before 30th March 2020 to help them travel safely to work.

What you need to know:

Amazon Prime Student

Medical students are being offered 6 months of Amazon Prime free.

What you need to know:

NHS Hospital Parking

The government will cover the costs of providing free car parking to NHS staff working in hospitals during this unprecedented time.

What you need to know:

CJM Ski & Wake


Once this is all over CJM Ski & Wake would like to offer all NHS Workers a Complimentary Waterski or Wakeboard Session.

We cannot say enough what great work you are doing and the whole of the UK should finally realise what an asset the NHS is to us. We are hoping we can put a smile on your faces and give you something to look forward to.

There is not a lot we can do to help at the moment, so all you need to do is phone us and turn up with your worker ID.

What you need top know:

  • As it's in store only, the offer will end if stores close.

  • Hand cream is also being sent to hospitals, so if you work in a hospital it's worth checking if they've already had a delivery.


Moto are offering a free hot drink and 50% off food and drink at Moto sites. 

What you need to know:

  • T&Cs Offer will be available on production of your NHS ID card or blue light card.

  • This offer can’t be used in conjunction with any other offer and excludes alcohol, lottery and tobacco. This offer can be withdrawn at any time.


Welcome Break

NHS staff are now entitled to 50% off in Waitrose and WHSmith at Welcome Break locations.

What you need to know:

  • Does not include Gift cards, gifting, flowers, alcohol, lottery or tobacco.

  • Terms & Conditions apply.  

  • Basket limit is £20.

  • Please present your NHS ID card at the time of payment. Discounts cannot be provided once a purchase has been completed.


Frontline NHS workers will be offered free places to stay by Airbnb during the coronavirus pandemic.

What you need to know:


Europcar are offering Emergency Services employees up to 10% off UK car hire.

What you need to know:

  • Offer available to NHS, Police, Fire, Ambulance, RNLI, Mountain Rescue and Coastguard employees.

  • You will be required to present a valid ID card at the time of rental to validate this offer.

  • For the ultimate convenience when renting in the UK choose Europcar Deliver & Collect and your car will be delivered to your home or work address. Available from just £5 per delivery. Find out more here.

  • Terms and Conditions


Uber are committing 200,000 free rides to and from work, which will be available to all staff with a valid NHS or HSC email address.

Uber are also covering 100,000 free meals through Uber Eats, from thousands of restaurants and convenience stores. NHS and HSC staff can choose to order a hot meal from a local restaurant, or essential items from a nearby shop, all delivered to their home or even the ward.

What you need to know:

The Rosemont B&B


The Rosemont B&B are offering their rooms free of charge to NHS staff who need a place to stay.

What you need to know:

Valley View Residential Care Home


Valley View are offering themselves as a stop over for a bacon/sausage sandwich and a hot drink both during the day and the evening/nights for Ambulance crews.

What you need to know:

  • Phone: 01752705109

  • Telephone in advance and one of the staff will pass out tea/coffee/biscuits/sandwiches.

Cabot Circus car park


Cabot Circus are allowing NHS workers to park for free.


What you need to know:

  • To register, visit and choose Cabot Circus from the list of locations.

  • Please allow at least 24 hours between receiving verification with ‘Your Parking Space’ and attempting to park in our car park.

  • Upon arrival at the car park, your registration will automatically be recognised by our ANPR system and the barrier will raise. When leaving the car park, the barrier will again recognise your registered number plate and will automatically open.

  • Each valid NHS ID grants access for one registered vehicle.

  • Your unique ID will only be valid for Cabot Circus.

Council-Run Car Parks


South Hams, West Devon, Plymouth and North Devon councils have suspended charges in all of the car parks that they manage, while East Devon, Exeter and Torbay are offering free parking to NHS staff, Social Care staff and volunteers, as are Devon County Council at County Hall.

What you need to know:

  • East Devon District Council Parking charges will be lifted at pay and display car parks for NHS staff, Social Care staff and volunteers - please display a note with an appropriate form of identification on your windscreen.

  • Exeter: Howell Road, Magdalen Road and Triangle car parks are providing 24/7 free parking for designated key workers.
  • South Hams District Council and West Devon Borough Council have suspended parking enforcement in all of their pay and display car parks, with the exception of White Strand car park, where short stay restrictions still apply, to ensure that spaces are available for the pharmacy in Salcombe.
  • All parking charges in North Devon Council owned car parks across the district have been suspended Devon County Council

The Electric Bike Shop

(Bristol, Hatton and Stroud)

From 24th March The Electric Bike Shop stores in Bristol and Hatton near Warwick plus partner store eCycle UK in Stroud will be offering FREE bicycle safety checks and FREE labour on bicycle servicing for key workers.

What you need to know:

More offers...

Details coming soon!

What you need to know:

  • Moss Bros - end of season sale plus extra 20% off for NHS staff.

  • Royal Mint - 20% Discount for NHS staff.

  • The Works - 20% off (online only).

  • Lovehoney - 10% NHS discount when you use the code.

  • 02 Mobile – 25% off airtime plans when you sign up to O2 open.

  • Paperchase - 15% off for NHS staff.

  • London Aquarium -  Save up to 25% with valid ID.

  • Vodafone - 15 % off pay monthly plans.

  • Sealife Sanctuaries - Save up to 40%.

  • Party At The Castle Festivals - 1/3 off using ‘hospitals’ at checkout.

  • Thorpe Park - 10% off admittance for NHS staff.

  • Madame Tussauds - London Save up to 25%.

More offers...

Details coming soon!

What you need to know:

  • Superdrug - 10% discount with valid NHS ID card.

  • Dorothy Perkins - Save 10% on presentation of your NHS ID card.

  • Self Storage Company - 10% off plus first month free.

  • Asics - 20% NHS discount for running shoes and clothing.

  • Bannatyne Hotels - NHS Staff get 10% discount at Selected Hotels.

  • Shindig Festival Somerset - 25% off on entry fees.

  • Jorvik Viking Centre - 20% discount for Trust staff.

  • Apple EPP store - up to 10% NHS discount.

  • EE Mobile - 20% discount off the monthly line rental for all devices and mobile broadband products.

  • Go Ape Adventure - 15% NHS discount.

More offers...

Details coming soon!

What you need to know:

  • Signare Tapestry - 15% off all Signare products.

  • Everyone Active Fitness - Corporate membership rate.

  • Fashionable Fitness - Reduced Rate.

  • Gambaru - Reduced rate.

  • Halfords - 7.5% NHS discount (voucher available for in-store only).

  • Enchanted Florists – 10% off instore.

  • Clarks - 10% NHS discount for non-sale items (online only).

  • Ghd - 10% off for NHS staff.

  • Topshop -  Save 6% on all Topshop gift vouchers.

  • CCTVAware Security - 7% off.

  • Hotpoint - Sale prices + extra 20% off for NHS staff (includes free delivery & removal).

  • FitFlop - Sale prices + extra 25% off for all NHS staff.

  • Benefit - 10% NHS discount.

  • FlipOut Trampoline Centres - 20% off entry.

  • My Spa Pass - £40 off for NHS staff, now only £9.99.

  • Waterstones - Save £1.25 when you buy £25 of Waterstones gift vouchers.

  • Europcar Car Hire - 20% off – present a valid ID card at the time of rental to validate.

More offers...

Details coming soon!

What you need to know:

  • Bebabo hair salons - 20% discount.

  • Chapel Beauty - 20% discount.

  • House of Hair - 15% discount.

  • Paintbox Nails - 10% discount.

  • WHSmith - Save £2 when you buy £50 of WHSmith gift vouchers.

  • PureGym - 10% off membership for NHS staff, plus reduced joining fee.

  • Skin Clinics - 20% NHS discount on treatments.

  • Gymshark - 10% NHS staff discount.

  • Jet2holidays - extra £25 discount for NHS staff.

  • Travelodge - 10% NHS discount.

  • Virgin Holidays - 5% NHS discount.

  • MJ Driving Schools - 2 hours for £30.

  • OEL Engineering - 20% off all courses to NHS staff.

  • Wickes - Save £7 when you buy £100 of Wickes gift vouchers.

  • G Simmonds Healthcare - 10% off orders.