Helpforce Assist

Together we can help the incredible doctors and nurses in the NHS as they face this crisis. We are connecting the needs of hospital and social care teams with pro bono help from businesses. While some of this is nationwide, much is specific to the individual needs of each healthcare team. Join us and be part of the silver lining.

If you are hoping to volunteer in a hospital please contact Sally Williams at [email protected], and we will do our best to put you in touch with NHS Trusts who are looking for help right now.

Latest requests  and offers

 

 

 

 

NHS Trusts and care organisations need your help

Here are some of their requests:

 

NHS & Social care organisations - Latest requests

Organisations

Contact details

NHS Hospitals

Drivers needed at North Tees

North Tees NHS Trust are looking for drivers to collect free food offered by local businesses for their staff.

NHS Hospitals

I am an NHS organisation and would like to request this too.

I am a business and can offer this.

NHS Hospitals

Comfort packs

Tameside and Glossop Integrated Care NHS Foundation Trust have asked for donations of items to create comfort packs for patients

NHS Hospitals

I am an NHS organisation and would like to request this too.

I am a business and can offer this.

NHS Hospitals

Comms and marketing

Chelsea and Westminster NHS Trust would love some volunteers to help them with their comms and marketing people - remote role

NHS Hospitals

I am an NHS organisation and would like to request this too.

I am a business and can offer this.

Local Authorities

Back office - HR & Recruitment

We need HR & recruitment professionals, who are currently furloughed with their company, to help us source staff urgently needed in social care settings

Local Authorities

I am a local authority organisation and would like to request this too.

I am a business and can offer this.

NHS Hospitals

Patient support - comfort packs

Patients leaving hospital would benefit from a comfort pack - for example: eye mask, ear plugs, snacks, puzzle books, fleece blanket, toiletries

NHS Hospitals

I am an NHS organisation and would like to request this too.

I am a business and can offer this.

NHS Hospitals

Back office support

We need experienced project managers to remotely help us keep Trust business services running, for areas such as: IT, HR, and communications.

NHS Hospitals

I am an NHS organisation and would like to request this too.

I am a business and can offer this.

NHS Hospitals

Staff support – hotels

Hotel rooms close to our hospital for our staff to stay in on temporary basis to self isolate or to rest after an extra-long shift

NHS Hospitals

I am an NHS organisation and would like to request this too.

I am a business and can offer this.

NHS Hospitals

Staff support - scrubs

Our staff require additional quantities of scrubs as we are having to recycle them more often due to the virus

NHS Hospitals

I am an NHS organisation and would like to request this too.

I am a business and can offer this.

NHS Hospitals

Staff support - overnight provisions

Our staff who are self isolating in hotels near the hospital require overnight provisions such as toiletry bags and clothes

NHS Hospitals

I am an NHS organisation and would like to request this too.

I am a business and can offer this.

NHS Hospitals

Patient support - toys

We need a donation of new and sealed toys as our Children’s ward playroom is no longer accessible because of the virus.

NHS Hospitals

I am an NHS organisation and would like to request this too.

I am a business and can offer this.

Local Authorities

Boxes for food parcels

We require hundreds of cardboard boxes so that we can deliver emergency food parcels to our citizens

Local Authorities

I am a local authority organisation and would like to request this too.

I am a business and can offer this.

If you have a request not listed above just let us know your need and we’ll try and help.

Helpforce Assist – latest offers from generous organisations

Thank you to all for your generous offers. If you work in the NHS and would like to take up the offers of help, simply click the link next to the offer to find out more.

Here are some latest offers:

 

Latest offers

Organisations

Contact details

NHS Hospitals

Free power banks to staff in the NHS

Lifeline To The Frontline, a new initiative, has been set up to provide power banks to NHS staff and frontline workers, so they can stay powered and connected during shifts on the COVID-19 frontline.

NHS Hospitals

I am an NHS organisation and would like to accept this offer.

I am a business and can offer this.

NHS Hospitals

NHS Care Packages - toiletries to NHS staff

The Sun's Fabulous magazine launches its NHS Care Package - to give toiletries to our heroic workers as a small token of gratitude. They are planning to deliver 5,000 mixed goody bags containing items such as hand lotion, lip balm and moisturiser to frontline workers. Please respond with an estimate of how many bags you would benefit from. To read about the campaign, read the article

NHS Hospitals

I am an NHS organisation and would like to accept this offer.

I am a business and can offer this.

NHS Hospitals

Staff and Patient Support - SOS Hydration

SOS Hydration are offering 5000 free oral rehydration sachets which provide essential hydration and electrolytes to boost your immune system. Developed by a team comprising a former British Army officer, an ex-British international athlete and a leading doctor, it is a cutting-edge electrolyte drink, with added magnesium and zinc, formulated to meet World Health Organisation oral rehydration solution (ORS) standards

NHS Hospitals

I am an NHS organisation and would like to accept this offer.

I am a business and can offer this.

NHS Hospitals

Staff support - comfortable clothes

We have identified just over 1,000 pieces that we could pick and pack immediately that fit the requirement for comfortable casual clothes needed by patients and staff at hospitals in Cardiff and Somerset. We are now working to collate smaller bundles of pieces like 200 T-shirts or 150 pairs of trousers that can be sent to other hospitals as well as responding to a request for nightwear.

NHS Hospitals

I am an NHS organisation and would like to accept this offer.

I am a business and can offer this.

NHS Hospitals

Patient support - free electronic tablets #TabletswithLove

#TabletswithLove is a campaign to help people keep in touch when in isolation. We are offering electronic tablets to support patients staying in hospital, with kind offers from the likes of Very.co.uk, and Lenovo.com. Ten tablets already donated to Imperial College Healthcare, and Lenovo.com have donated 100 free tablets.

NHS Hospitals

I am an NHS organisation and would like to accept this offer.

I am a business and can offer this.

NHS Hospitals

Patient support - Mobile phones

We’re offering Feature Phones for patients within a select number of hospitals. These handsets can be used for voice calls only (not smartphones), with SIM card preloaded with 3k free minutes per month until early July. We have so far passed on over 300 handsets to four NHS hospitals.

NHS Hospitals

I am an NHS organisation and would like to accept this offer.

I am a business and can offer this.

NHS Hospitals

Staff support - Taxi rides

Free cab trips for NHS staff travelling to and from their hospitals across the country, funded by donations from the public

NHS Hospitals

Please visit minicabit.com/nhs to claim this offer

NHS Hospitals

MealForce - delivering food to staff in hospitals

We are delivering thousands of meals per day, lunchtime and evening, per hospital to London NHS Trusts.

NHS Hospitals

I am an NHS organisation and would like to accept this offer.

I am a business and can offer this.

NHS Hospitals

Wellbeing support for staff

Mental health and emotional wellbeing support service set up by therapists to support frontline staff. Visit their site to be quickly matched with a professional psychologist, counsellor or psychotherapist offering free online sessions.

NHS Hospitals

To find out more visit their website

NHS Hospitals

Wellbeing support for staff

A peer-to-peer group of pilots and crew from across the airline industry can drop a team into your hospital to offer around-the-clock support to NHS staff - the chance to unwind a little and decompress before, during and after shifts. This Project has already begun at the Whittington Hospital in London, and they'd like to help more.

NHS Hospitals

I am an NHS organisation and would like to accept this offer.

I am a business and can offer this.

NHS Hospitals

Private car hire

Europcar are offering all emergency services staff the chance to hire their own car – just £5 per day (to cover insurance).

NHS Hospitals

Please visit Europcar website to claim this offer directly.

Local Authorities

Hotel rooms

We can offer rooms from a selection of our hotel partners nationally.

Local Authorities

To take up this offer now go to their website

If you wish to make an offer that is not listed above get in touch.

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