The Duchess of Cambridge joined her husband Prince William in making a personal go to to the London Ambulance Service 111 management room in Croydon on Thursday. The couple met staff who’ve been taking NHS 111 calls from the general public, and thanked them for the important work they’re doing amid the coronavirus outbreak in the UK. Kate, who dressed neatly and elegantly for the event, selected to help British retailer Marks & Spencer together with her outfit, carrying a chic pink trouser suit from the brand.
The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge made a go to to the London Ambulance Service
The Duchess stored the remainder of her look understated, selecting a easy white shirt, muted heels and pure make-up, and styled her hair with a gentle, easy blow-dry. Her chosen outfit was made up of Marks & Spencer’s ‘Wool Blend Double Breasted Blazer’, £99, and ‘Wool Blend Slim Leg Cropped Trousers’, £59.
WATCH: The Duke and Duchess meet NHS staff
During their go to, Kate and William spoke to staff members and the Chief Executive of the London Ambulance Service, Garrett Emmerson, about how they’re coping with the rise in demand on the NHS 111 service. They additionally heard about when members of the general public will help alleviate strain on the system by utilizing recommendation accessible on-line at nhs.uk/coronavirus, earlier than contacting 111.
Wool Blend Double Breasted Blazer, £99, Marks & Spencer
Prince William stated in the course of the go to: “Not only are NHS staff and emergency workers responding to the needs of the public, they – like the rest of us – are concerned about their families, friends and loved ones. They need our support as much as we need theirs.
“That is why Catherine and I have been proud to go to staff working at NHS 111, to move on our private thanks, together with these of my grandmother and father, to staff working across the clock to offer care and recommendation to those who want it most. It was additionally sensible to see the nice on-line instruments for these with delicate signs or worries.”
Speaking with NHS staff
The Duke and Duchess have also used their social media accounts to send their support during the health crisis, with Prince William recording a video message on Thursday. The COVID-19 outbreak has seen a number of royal events cancelled in line with government advice, though the likes of Kate and William, the Countess of Wessex and Princess Anne have participated in private engagements.
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