STATEMENT: GUIDANCE ON RECOGNISING THE NHS & KEY WORKERS ON PLAYING KIT
Covid-19: Guidance on recognising the NHS and Key Workers on Playing Kit etc updated following direction from the Department of Health and Social Care
The Association previously issued guidance on what may appear on playing kit to recognise the work of the NHS and key workers. The guidance has been updated following direction received from the Department of Health and Social Care (‘the Department’) on the use of the NHS logo, branding and initials.
The Department has advised that the letters ‘NHS’ and the NHS logo are both trademarks owned by the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, and therefore they cannot be used without permission from the Department. Due to the high levels of trust the NHS identity evokes from patients, the public and NHS staff, use of the NHS identity is strictly controlled and it cannot be used by non-NHS organisations.
The full statement from The FA, including concessions, can be found below.