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Grounded crews give of their time to create lounges for NHS workers

Grounded crews give of their time to create lounges for NHS workers

Old Apr 24, 20, 10:29 am
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Grounded crews give of their time to create lounges for NHS workers

With various C-V related threads currently running, apologies if this has already been linked and Iíve somehow missed it.

An admirable initiative involving grounded flight deck & cabin crew - from BA and other airlines - who have come together to create Ďairport-styleí lounges for the use of NHS personnel in need of some down-time between their demanding shifts.

(the article is marked ĎPremiumí content .... but appears in full for me, even though I do not currently have a (normally-necessary) subscription).

https://www.telegraph.co.uk/travel/n......-treatment/
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Old Apr 24, 20, 11:29 am
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Old Apr 24, 20, 11:38 am
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Not appearing in full for me unfortunately.
Sorry to hear that Soupey202 - but free 7 day trial available for minimal effort, if interested (and NO credit card details asked for)

Basically a nice, feel-good, story about charitable efforts by BA personnel, and those of several other carriers.
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Old Apr 24, 20, 11:43 am
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Cool...an arrivals style lounge for post shift with champagne and canapes sounds just the ticket!
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Old May 13, 20, 4:11 am
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Project Wingman is spreading - have a look at the list of hospitals who are now being helped and it looks as though New Zealand and the US are joining in too. Well done to all concerned.

https://www.projectwingman.co.uk/upd...spitalsreached
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Old May 13, 20, 3:11 pm
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I am proud to say that a very good friend of mine is one of the co-leads who set this up. She is an amazing lady at the best of times but this is quite something else!

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Old May 17, 20, 4:36 pm
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Discovered a BA lounge that is open in the UK...

My partner was bowled over today to discover a BA Lounge that was open.... at Harefield Hospital.

Some BA crew have arranged, set up and are staffing a lounge for the staff at Harefield who like many others have had a pretty full on time of things recently as a specialist Heart and Lung hospital. My partner was working at Harefield today (not their usual hospital) providing additional cover for the regular staff who need some time off and was delighted to find this facility. No lounge dragon on the door and no need to present their silver card, a welcoming smile with table service and some lovely BA staff who were very happy to sit and have a chat. Although it might not have a kerb appeal of the concord room, it's the thought, time and effort that counts. BA have some real gems in their team.

They snapped a couple of pics, and I've also found a reference on the twittersphere
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Old May 17, 20, 5:15 pm
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A doctor friend of mine posted photos of a similar thing at a hospital in London a few weeks back - I think it was much appreciated by the staff there.
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Old May 18, 20, 8:15 am
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Having a daughter who works in the NHS as a dietician, and whose duties have been changed from office based consultations to more ward work, (creating diets for the ill/very ill) she is clear that these things are much appreciated.
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