The NHS is launching a hotline to support and advise healthcare staff during the coronavirus pandemic.
Volunteers from charities including Hospice UK, the Samaritans and Shout, will listen to concerns and offer psychological support.
The phone line will be open between 07:00 and 23:00 every day, while the text service will be available around the clock.
The phone number is 0300 131 7000 or staff can text FRONTLINE to 85258.
It comes as staff face increasing pressure to care for rising numbers of patients who are seriously ill with the virus.
Since the outbreak began, more than 6,000 people have died in the UK after testing positive for coronavirus and among them are front-line medical staff.
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