A HUGE national round of applause will be taking place this evening to say thanks to the NHS staff working tirelessly during the coronavirus pandemic.

Organisers of 'Clap for our Carers' are asking everyone that can to clap at 8pm, applauding NHS workers from their doorsteps, balconies or windows of their homes.

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Everyone is invited to take part, ensuring they follow social distancing guidelines, and show their appreciation for the hard work of nurses, doctors, GPs and carers as the battle against coronavirus continues.

If you are taking part tonight send your pictures and videos, with the names of those clapping - to news@worcesternews.co.uk, send them to Worcester News Facebook or tag in @WorcesterNews on twitter, alongside the national hashtag #clapforourcarers