The prime minister has joined a nationwide applause to pay tribute to NHS staff on the 72nd anniversary of the health service.
It is hoped the anniversary applause will become an annual tradition.
The round of clapping was inspired by the weekly Clap for Carers initiative to thank key workers during the height of the coronavirus pandemic.
Boris Johnson said he celebrated with staff who “quite simply, saved my life” after he caught the virus.
Churchill’s Tories voted against the formation of the NHS 21 times before the act was passed, including both the Second and Third reading.
After Boris Johnson praised NHS medics for helping to ‘save his life’ during the coronavirus, a list of MPs that voted against a pay rise for nurses in 2017 circulated, with the prime minister one of those to vote against.
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