Wartime-inspired art to help protect NHS in pandemic

A doctor in full PPE with the words 'Your country needs you to keep your distance'

Your country needs you to keep your distance - Credit: Submitted

A collection of World War Two-inspired art is being used to hammer home the 'stay home' message during lockdown.

The HELP Appeal - the charity that will fund a helipad at Torbay Hospital and has funded new helipad at Exeter's Royal Devon and Exeter Hospital - has created the images to help motivate people to stay home in the fight against coronavirus and relieve pressure on NHS staff across Torbay and Devon.

War inspired artwork showing Rosie the Riveter We Can Do It

Rosie the Riveter We Can Do It - Credit: Submitted

Robert Bertram, from the HELP Appeal, said: "We hope to channel the indomitable spirit of the British people during World War Two, the inspirational speeches of Winston Churchill and iconic wartime icons such as Rosie the Riveter, to encourage people in the battle against coronavirus.

"Everyone needs to batten down the hatches for a bit longer to help protect our local hospitals and save lives.”

All posters are available to print for free at www.helpappeal.org.uk

HELP Appeal's Britain Expects That You Too, This Day, Will Do Your Duty artwork

Britain Expects That You Too, This Day, Will Do Your Duty - Credit: Submitted

Stay at Home and Save Lives with a person working from home

Stay at Home and Save Lives - Credit: Submitted

The 'Careless Talk Costs Lives' artwork showing people with no face masks and not socially distancing

The 'Careless Talk Costs Lives' artwork - Credit: Submitted

A team of medics with the words Never Was So Much Owed To So Few

Never Was So Much Owed To So Few - Credit: Submitted

Wartime art inspired with words Keep Calm and Wash Your Hands

Keep Calm and Wash Your Hands - Credit: Submitted


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