NHS, Social Care & Frontline Workers' Day July 5, 2021

We Thank You: NHS Frontline Day 5 July

Tips on Taking Part

Here are some hints on how to make the most of your involvement in NHS, Social Care and Frontline Workers’ Day on Monday July 5th 2021.


You will be able to register for one or more event between January 2nd 2021 and July 1st 2021.

If it is a private event please tick the appropriate box during registration and your celebration will not be listed publicly. Public events will be listed and shared with the media so that they can contact you direct to arrange publicity.

Here’s the day’s schedule:

10am – Raising the NHS, Social Care & Frontline Workers’ Day Flag

11am – Two-Minute Silence and Playing of the Last Post and Reveille

1pm – Nation’s Toast to the Heroes of the NHS, Social Care & Frontline Workers and playing of the brand new Brass Band Anthem

1pm – Street, Garden and Village Green Parties

4pm – Afternoon Tea, including a competition for the most unusual location

8pm – Clapping & the Ringing of Church Bells

Please ensure you have undertaken all the necessary health and safety measures outlined and, if appropriate, alerted the emergency services, undertaken risk assessments and taken out public liability insurance. This is your responsibility as the co-ordinator/participant in this event.


Invite your Lord Lieutenant, Deputy Lieutenant, Lord Mayor, Mayor, High Sheriff, High Steward, Lord Provost, Chairman or Leader of the Council to your activity.


Arrange to have photographs taken during your event. Immediately afterwards, please send no more than two high-quality, copyright-free photographs to , including the name of the photographer, the location, county and country the event has taken place in.

Social Media

Please use social media channels to promote your event using the hashtag #NHSDay.


A few weeks before the event, a press release template will be available from the Downloads page. Please localise it, updating it with information about your event(s) and your contact details so that you can send it to your local media.

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