Officials say diverting resources to the pilgrimage would be a huge strain on the health system.Read more
A further 50 meals have been delivered to NHS workers from members of a religious group.
Milton Keynes Hospitals Charity thanked members of the local Hindu Association for the donations that were handed out to the physio, dietetics and mortuary teams.
People all over the world are celebrating Holi, the Hindu festival of colour today. People throw colourful paint powder at each other and have huge celebrations. Take a look at how some people have been celebrating in India.
Watch our video guide to the the Hindu spring festival Holi, and find out why people throw coloured powder at each other!
More young people are turning to social media to explore their faith.