NHS Test and Trace launches

I am delighted that today the NHS test and trace service has launched across England. It will:

Community Hero of the Week - Rod Shelton

I am delighted to announce that this week’s Community Hero is Rod Shelton. In response to the COVID-19 outbreak, Rod set up the Otford Road Friends Network.

Community Hero of the Week - Eliza Ecclestone

I am delighted to announce that this week’s Community Hero is Eliza Ecclestone. Since the very beginning of the COVID-19 outbreak, Eliza has worked tirelessly to support the local community.

Mental Health Awareness Week

Tomorrow marks the start of Mental Health Awareness Week and this year’s theme is kindness. At a time when many of us are socially isolating, stories of kindness have helped spread a shared sense of connection and joy.

New temporary train timetable

From tomorrow (17th May) there will be a new temporary train timetable in place. From a quick look through the new timetable:

Health and Social Care Committee - maternity services

Maternity services have understandably had to adapt quickly to the COVID-19 outbreak. The wards have done a terrific job at putting new parents at ease, during what can be a daunting time even in normal circumstances.

New COVID-19 guidance in place from today

From today the Government’s guidance on COVID-19 has been updated.

I am very keen that everyone across Sevenoaks and Swanley understands what these changes mean for them and their families, so please do share the attached graphic with those who it might find it useful.