STARBUCKS is giving away free drinks to NHS workers today.

Stores across the country are giving NHS workers free beverages as a 'festive thank you' to those working in the healthcare sector.

Making the announcement on social media, Starbucks UK said: "Today (Wednesday, December 6), as a festive thank you to NHS staff nationwide, we are giving away a free tall beverage to all NHS workers in stores across the UK.

"Select hospitals without a nearby store will receive deliveries of chilled coffee and premium instant coffee.

"We will also be offering caramel waffles when a beverage is purchased by NHS staff at participating 'We Proudly Serve Starbucks' locations inside NHS hospitals

"This offer forms part of our ongoing partnership with NHS Charities Together which supports NHS staff, communities and patients across the UK."

There are a number of Starbucks stores in Warrington, including within Time Square's Cineworld, in Golden Square Shopping Centre, in Stockton Heath, and on Winwick Road, among others.

The offer is only valid today, December 6, and those claiming the offer must present valid form of NHS identification.