In Pictures: Nation pays tribute to health workers in clap for carers

The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge joined people up and down the UK in paying tribute to health workers in the weekly clap for carers event.

Pictures of rainbows with supportive messages for the NHS displayed in a window in Downing Street
Pictures of rainbows with supportive messages for the NHS displayed in a window in Downing Street (Yui Mok/PA)
Amazon showed its thanks to the nations' key workers by lighting up its buildings around the country, including a giant rainbow projection at the Fulfilment Centre in Doncaster
Amazon showed its thanks to the nations’ key workers by lighting up its buildings around the country, including a giant rainbow projection at the fulfilment centre in Doncaster (Danny Lawson/PA)
Amazon's Fulfilment Centre in Dunfermline, Scotland
Amazon’s fulfilment centre in Dunfermline, Fife (Euan Cherry/PA)
Meanwhile, post workers at Royal Mail North Wales & Chester wore fancy dress on the job to raise money for the NHS
Post workers at Royal Mail North Wales & Chester wore fancy dress on the job to raise money for the NHS (Royal Mail North Wales & Chester/PA)
NHS fundraiser
Everyone joined in the fun for a good cause (Royal Mail North Wales & Chester/PA)
A message of support for NHS workers
A message of support was painted in the Edge Lane area of Liverpool (Peter Byrne/PA)
NHS nurses unveil a rainbow floral
NHS nurses helped to unveil a rainbow floral display outside the University College Hospital at Euston Road in London (Victoria Jones/PA)
NHS clap for carers
Richard, 39, and Samantha Stretton, 35, and their daughter Macey-Mae, nine, from Whitley Bay (Owen Humphreys/PA)
The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge and their children took part in the initiative
The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge and their children took part in the initiative (BBC TV/PA)
NHS workers at Royal Liverpool University Hospital
NHS workers at Royal Liverpool University Hospital come outside to see the public clapping (Peter Byrne/PA)
Paramedics outside the Chelsea and Westminster Hospital
Paramedics outside the Chelsea and Westminster Hospital (Kirsty O’Connor/PA)
Hospital staff join members of the public outside St Thomas’ Hospital in London
Hospital staff join members of the public outside St Thomas’ Hospital in London (Aaron Chown/PA)
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