Iceland is giving a 10 per cent discount to people who work in the emergency services. It means those who work in the NHS, police, fire service, ambulance, HM Coastguard and the Royal National Lifeboat Institution (RNLI), can save money on their groceries. Sir Malcolm Walker, Iceland’s Founder, said: “On the 70th anniversary of the NHS’s founding, we felt it was appropriate to honour the hard work our emergency services undertake all year round. "I’m forever grateful for their commitment and dedication to the people of Britain – they are the ones we rely on when the going gets tough. “Here at Iceland, we feel the utmost respect for them all and would like to offer 10% discount on everything they buy at Iceland and The Food Warehouse stores for four weeks. “I do hope that our discount helps those that keep us safe and well to relax over the summer and enjoy the sunshine with their loved ones.” To take advantage of the offer, all you have … [Read more...] about You can get a 10% discount at Iceland if you do these jobs
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They are the people who have helped and rescued many of us, probably on more than one occasion and NHS staff and Emergency Services workers can now get money off their bill at a Newcastle city centre bar and restaurant. Since opening at the end of 20126, Central Oven & Shaker has become a popular calling point for both carbs and cocktails thanks to its huge variety of pizzas like Sweet & Spicy, Meatball, Pesto Chicken and Heat & Meat, which are also all huge in size. And then there’s the drinks, with cocktails like Floss Me, Rosemary & Orange Negroni, The Perfumer, Frose, Gold Digger and Femme Fetale all very eye catching and thirst quenching. If you work for the NHS and Emergency Services you can get 20% off your food bill at Central from right now. Posting about the offer on Facebook, Central said: “We recognise what you do for us! “As our way of saying thank you, we’re now offering NHS & Emergency Service employees 20% off food on … [Read more...] about Restaurant now offering 20% off for NHS & Emergency Services workers
Press play to listen to this article By CHARLIE COOPER Send tips here | Subscribe for free | View in your browser Good Wednesday morning. I’m Charlie Cooper, POLITICO’s Brexit correspondent, filling in for Jack for the remainder of the week. G7 ANGST: Leaders gather in Quebec in a little over a week’s time for the annual gathering of the G7, an opportunity to stand together, pat one another on the back and prove that the interests of the U.S., Canada, Europe and Japan remain aligned. So what to do when you have a U.S. president who, from climate change to trade, Iran to Russia, disagrees with everyone else on most of the hot topics? POLITICO’s Tom McTague, David Herszenhorn and Andrew Restuccia report that the summit is heading for deadlock. “The Canadians have no idea what to do,” one adviser to a G7 leader tells them. Another says they’ve never been this close to a summit without a general agreement on what … [Read more...] about POLITICO London Playbook: Brussels says no — Italy burns markets — Where’s Melania?
Three years ago, emergency medical technician Dan Farnworth arrived at a scene that changed his life - a child who had been abused was critically unwell and his team had to act fast. “We had no time to prepare and were instantly thrust into a battle to save the child’s life,” Dan recalls. But his team couldn’t save the child, who tragically died later in hospital. The injustice and horror of the incident left Dan spiralling into despair. He had vivid flashbacks and struggled to sleep due to nightmares. “There was this sense of impending doom, like something bad was about to happen. I became scared to leave the house. It was like being in a hole and the world was passing by above my head. But I didn’t know how to get out.” Dan was initially afraid to ask for help, incase anyone thought he was incapable of doing his job, but eventually he contacted his friend and colleague Rich Morton, who replied within … [Read more...] about ‘It’s Uniform, Not A Suit Of Armour’: Why Emergency Service Staff Need Mental Health Support Too
HUNDREDS of thousands of Brits are missing out on cheaper NHS prescriptions, according to a new analysis.More than 800,000 people could have saved almost £50 a year if they had purchased a prescription prepayment certificate (PPC), according to MoneySavingExpert (MSE).A PPC works a bit like a season ticket – you pay once for three or 12 months and then get free prescriptions for the period covered.The current cost for a PPC is £104 for 12 months, or £29.10 for three months.MoneySavingExpert said that in the financial year 2016-2017 prescription items cost £8.40, so anybody paying for 13 or more could have saved at least £5.20 by buying a PPC.The consumer website sent a Freedom of Information request to NHS Business Services Authority to check how many patients would have been better off if they had purchased a PCC.It found that it affected 825,677 people in England.The data showed that on average, these patients paid for 18 prescriptions each, and could … [Read more...] about More than 800,000 Brits are missing out on cheaper NHS prescriptions