Support from supermarkets
- Aldi do not offer online shopping for groceries.
- No longer offering food boxes.
- There are no priority shopping hours in Aldi stores.
- Prices start from £17 including delivery
- NHS workers, Care Home Workers and Carers have priority access to stores between 8am and 9am each Monday, Wednesday and Friday morning, as well as an exclusive hour of browsing on Sunday morning before stores open.
- There are no priority shopping hours in Iceland stores.
- Lidl do not offer online shopping for groceries.
- There are no priority shopping hours in Lidl stores.
Marks & Spencer
- There are no priority shopping hours in M&S stores.
- Call 0345 611 6111, option 5 – citizen must live within 10 miles of a Morrisons store.
- Pay on doorstep by card only.
- Orders must be placed before 5pm for next day delivery.
- Service is for elderly, vulnerable or self-isolating.
- Prices start from £20 including delivery.
- Boxes can be bought as a one-off or on a subscription basis.
- Citizens can order from over 200 grocery items from Morrisons stores for on-demand delivery.
- There is a National Health Service Hour at all stores at the beginning of every day, Monday to Saturday, from 6am to 7am.
- A Morrisons colleague will meet customers at the clearly marked staff entrance to welcome workers with an NHS badge.
- On Sundays, the majority of stores will open at 9am for NHS workers to shop.
- They will open at 9:30am for all other customers to shop normally.
- For any other stores that open later than 9:30am, they will open 1 hour earlier for NHS staff.
- From Thursday 5 November, Sainsbury’s will offer elderly and vulnerable customers and NHS and care workers with an NHS ID priority access to stores meaning they you can skip the queue at any time.
- The Sainsbury’s Volunteer Shopping Card has been created to assist individuals in self isolation with their shopping needs by using the e-gift card as a way to give their friend, neighbour or volunteer the money to pay for the shopping.
Online Shopping at Tesco
- NHS, emergency service and care workers now have priority access to stores at any time.
- If there's a queue, they should come to the front with valid ID.
- New priority hours for vulnerable and elderly customers vary by branch so please check the specific store for details.
- An e-gift card is a safe and easy way to send payment to a volunteer for shopping.
- No longer offering food boxes. We're unlikely to receive more stock of this item.
- Customers who are unable to get to the shops themselves, and want to organise a simple, safe and contact-free payment for groceries delivered by friends, neighbours, family members or volunteers could purchase an e-gift card.
- A John Lewis gift card can be purchased online and can then be emailed directly to friends, neighbours, family members or volunteers for them to use in Waitrose shops.
- Customers can purchase e-gift cards in £10 denominations up to £500.
- The first shopping hour on Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays will is reserved for elderly, vulnerable and disabled customers.
- After the first hour of trading on Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays, and at all other times, NHS staff and social care workers (carers) have priority access to Waitrose shops and checkouts on production of suitable ID.