In Pictures: Nation salutes NHS and Captain Tom as Clap for Carers continues

The country has shown its pride in the NHS and fundraising champion Captain Tom Moore with an array of colourful displays, as the nation made itself heard once again during the weekly Clap for Carers.

Second World War veteran Captain Tom has raised more than £31 million for the NHS.

Second World War veteran Captain Tom Moore with birthday cakes as he celebrates his 100th birthday
Second World War veteran Captain Tom Moore with birthday cakes as he celebrates his 100th birthday
A customised balloon of Captain Tom Moore is delivered to the home of the Second World War veteran as he celebrates his 100th birthday
A customised balloon of Captain Tom Moore is delivered to the home of the Second World War veteran as he celebrates his 100th birthday
A woman and a man with deliveries of flowers to mark the 100th birthday of Second World War veteran Captain Tom Moore at the gates of his home in Marston Moretaine, near Bedford
A woman and a man with deliveries of flowers to mark the 100th birthday of Second World War veteran Captain Tom Moore at the gates of his home in Marston Moretaine, near Bedford
A mural of Captain Tom Moore in Merthyr Tydfil, South Wales, by graffiti artist Tee2Sugars
A mural of Captain Tom Moore in Merthyr Tydfil, South Wales, by graffiti artist Tee2Sugars
A mural tribute to Colonel Tom Moore on his 100th birthday in Clonduff, east Belfast
A mural tribute to Colonel Tom Moore on his 100th birthday in Clonduff, east Belfast
A banner in support of the NHS opposite King’s College Hospital in south London
A banner in support of the NHS opposite King’s College Hospital in south London
A banner in support of the NHS opposite King’s College Hospital in south London
A banner in support of the NHS opposite King’s College Hospital in south London
A woman takes a photograph of graffiti in support of the NHS in south-east London
A woman takes a photograph of graffiti in support of the NHS in south-east London
A loyalist bonfire in Portadown Co Armagh cancelled because of Covid-19 has been turned into a giant tribute to the NHS
A loyalist bonfire in Portadown Co Armagh cancelled because of Covid-19 has been turned into a giant tribute to the NHS
A sheep with a rainbow painted on its side in a field near Dunblane
A sheep with a rainbow painted on its side in a field near Dunblane
Medical staff outside the William Harvey Hospital in Ashford, Kent, join in the applause to salute local heroes during Thursday’s nationwide clap for carers
Medical staff outside the William Harvey Hospital in Ashford, Kent, join in the applause to salute local heroes during Thursday’s nationwide clap for carers
Prime Minister Boris Johnson stands outside 10 Downing Street in London as he joins in the applause to salute local heroes during Thursday’s nationwide clap for carers
Prime Minister Boris Johnson stands outside 10 Downing Street in London as he joins in the applause to salute local heroes during Thursday’s nationwide clap for carers
Staff and first responders outside Daisy Hill Hospital in Newry, Co Armagh, Northern Ireland
Staff and first responders outside Daisy Hill Hospital in Newry, Co Armagh, Northern Ireland
Piper Louise Marshall performs in Leith, Edinburgh, during Thursday’s nationwide clap for carers
Piper Louise Marshall performs in Leith, Edinburgh, during Thursday’s nationwide clap for carers
Medics outside the Chelsea and Westminster Hospital in London join in the applause
Medics outside the Chelsea and Westminster Hospital in London join in the applause
Local people outside the Chelsea and Westminster Hospital in London join in the applause
Local people outside the Chelsea and Westminster Hospital in London join in the applause