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NHS Volunteer Responders (NHSVR) is changing

It was launched in April 2020 as part of the national response to COVID-19. Because of the fantastic support provided by so many dedicated volunteers, we’re now developing NHSVR for the long term. Information

NHSVR will be reshaped to help the NHS support people’s needs, locally and nationally. It will also continue to provide emergency support to the NHS across England when needed. The new NHSVR will include a range of additional roles and opportunities, and we’ll be encouraging more people to join our current volunteers. We expect to have an update in October 2022.

Two roles are currently active: NHS Transport Volunteers and vaccination site Steward Volunteers.

If you are a Steward Volunteer, we would really appreciate your support with the booster which will be delivered this autumn. We’ll let you know when this starts through our email bulletins and social media.

NHS Volunteer Responders

NHS Volunteer Responders was formed to help people stay safe during COVID-19. Information

Set up by NHS England and NHS Improvement, working with Royal Voluntary Service and the GoodSAM app, our amazing team of NHS Volunteer Responders have now completed more than 2.2 million tasks.




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