PM says 'thanks' to New Cross NHS staff

By Peter Madeley | Wolverhampton | Politics | Published:

The Prime Minister has paid tribute to NHS staff at New Cross Hospital for their efforts during the coronavirus crisis.

Prime Minister Boris Johnson paid tribute to NHS staff at Wolverhampton's New Cross Hospital during PMQs.

Speaking during PMQs, Boris Johnson thanked health workers in Wolverhampton and across the country as he praised the thousands of volunteers who have come forward to help.

Responding to a question from Wolverhampton North East MP Jane Stevenson, the PM said: "I would indeed like to thank all the staff at New Cross Hospital in Wolverhampton for everything that they are doing, as I thank everybody in the NHS across the whole country."

He went on to hail the "huge number of people" who have volunteered, and the "tens of thousands of doctors and nurses coming back to help our fantastic NHS".

"I pay tribute to every one of them," he said.

Peter Madeley

By Peter Madeley

Political Editor for the Express & Star. Responsible for local and national political stories, opinion, comment and analysis.

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