The AA is providing cost-free breakdown protect to NHS workers right until the coronavirus crisis is above.

As of Thursday two April, any NHS staff who breaks down on their way to or from do the job can phone for aid from the AA – irrespective of regardless of whether they are an AA member or not – utilizing a dedicated hotline.

Any of the 1.5 million eligible workers utilizing the support will will need to clearly show their NHS ID, just after which they will be recovered for cost-free, with aid also currently being made available if they split down on their driveway at residence.

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NHS employees needing to use the support need to phone the dedicated hotline on 0800 0725064. The support will be accessible while the coronavirus crisis carries on and will be reviewed on a normal foundation.

Simon Breakwell, CEO of the AA, said: “We all recognise that anyone throughout the NHS is carrying out an absolutely very important occupation and we want to assist them.

“The last issue they will need to get worried about appropriate now is a breakdown, so we’re pleased to be able to assist them with cost-free recovery to and from do the job for as lengthy as the existing crisis carries on.”

Transportation Secretary Grant Shapps commented: “Offering cost-free breakdown support assist will retain well being workers relocating and is a excellent instance of how organisations are pulling jointly during this crisis.”

What other motoring positive aspects are NHS workers currently being made available?

The AA is not the only organisation providing NHS employees assist during the coronavirus crisis.

Halfords is supplying all NHS workers the chance to get a cost-free ten-point check out on their cars and trucks, such as examining and topping up if essential the tyre pressure, monitor clean and oil amounts, as properly as producing absolutely sure the headlights and brake lights are in great performing get.

Auto Express’ sister web site, BuyaCar, has axed shipping and delivery rates and is providing critical workers – such as NHS employees – a cost-free two-12 months warranty on any motor vehicle bought via the platform.

In addition, Transportation for London has paused all of the city’s road charging techniques to make it a lot easier for people today to get to do the job, while a quantity of firms from the UK’s motor vehicle market have teamed up to assist make ventilators for the NHS.

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