Doctors and nurses from Luton & Dunstable Hospital came to surprise Taylor Tappin, 11, for one final Thursday clap.
Taylor, who has autism, is a talented drummer and takes classes after school as a creative release.
His proud mum Donna said: "Taylor was absolutely devastated when the Thursday clapping stopped.
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"All he wanted to do was make NHS workers happy and to keep them smiling.
"So, my friend who is a sister at the L&D Hospital asked doctors and nurses to come to our house last night to thank Taylor as they said he was their hero.
"He put on one hell of a performance!"
> Watch the video above to see Taylor play for NHS workers.