Pop star Rita Ora has volunteered to aid the NHS in the fight against the coronavirus pandemic.

The RIP star, 29, has signed up alongside her older sister Elena, 31, to join the UK's health service to fight the effects of COVID-19.

Their mother, Vera Sahatciu, 55, has also returned to a role on the NHS frontline as she is both a psychiatrist and a former GP.

Rita has gushed about how proud she is of her heroic mother in an interview with Hello magazine.

She said: "My mother has always been my hero, but this pandemic has honestly made her a superhero in my eyes.

"She is so brave and has been through so much on her own. Yet her generosity to help others just cements what I know what my mother is capable of.

"I’m so happy the rest of the world has now got to see it too."

Rita is set to join her mother to on the NHS frontlines

Vera herself has spoken on Instagram about her decision to aid health workers in A&E centres.

She said: "My name is Vera Ora and I'm a psychiatrist.

"I'm going back to work tomorrow - I work with mental health patients, however, due to the pressure on the NHS I will be asked to go to the frontline to help with A&E and other departments.

"It's a very dangerous time and not everyone is being safe and staying at home and we are becoming overwhelmed with patients coming through and putting everyone at risk."

Rita Ora's mother Vera Sahatciu has announced her decision to help assists NHS workers on the frontline
Rita's mother Vera is now back in a hospital A&E

Rita herself has also posted videos of herself clapping for care workers on Thursday evenings at 8pm.

When she spoke to Hello, she also revealed what she and her sister would be doing in their new roles as volunteers.

She is set to "deliver medical supplies, collect prescriptions, check on the elderly and make phone calls to lonely and vulnerable members of the community."

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