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An update on NHS Volunteer Responders

Now that COVID-19 restrictions have been removed, we have suspended the following volunteer roles and direct support for clients.Information

  • Community Response
  • Community Response Plus
  • Check In and Chat
  • Check In and Chat Plus
  • Patient Transport

Both the vaccination Steward Volunteer and NHS Transport Volunteer roles will continue to support the NHS and the vaccination effort.

If you are an NHS Volunteer Responder, find out more about the next steps for the programme and how you can get involved.

What's next?

The big challenge ahead is to improve access to health and care services and reduce waiting times for people needing care. We are taking this time to consider the support that the NHS needs from volunteers.

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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