'Clap for carers' across Dorset tonight

'Clap for carers' across Dorset tonight

Published by George Sharpe at 3:03pm 26th March 2020.

People across the county are being encouraged to show their appreciation for staff at the heart of the Coronavirus pandemic.

At 8pm tonight the people of Dorset and our country are being encouraged to clap their hands for our` carers. 

Wessex FM will be joining in the campaign to clap for everyone that works on the front line including; doctors, nurses, GPs, pharmacists and everyone else that is related to the front line.

This is to show that we are all grateful for the work that they are doing during the Coronavirus pandemic. 

Dorset County Hospital's Emergency Department are working hard to keep spirits high

Symbolising a round of applause, you can clap to show your support anywhere from outside your front door, window, garden or balcony.

People are also being encouraged to stream their 'round of applause' via their social media channels and upload clapping with the hashtag #clapforourcarers 

Dorset County Hospital

Celebrities such as David and Victoria Beckham have taken to social media to share their support for the campaign.

Other countries such as Spain, France and the Netherlands have taken part in similar movements to show their appreciation for front line workers.