Dr Alan Billings
How do we, the general public, show our appreciation for those who work in the public sector?
One way, of course, is to personally thank them when the opportunity arises.
I recently had to visit the minor injuries unit at the Hallamshire Hospital over a weekend. I met people who could not have been kinder or more concerned with my (very small) complaint. It was good to be able to say 'thank you'.
I thought as well how noticeable it was in the days after the Grenfell Tower fire in London just how many people sought out those from the emergency services, especially Fire Officers, to thank them and in some cases give them a hug.
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