About this event

  • Date and time Thu 28 Oct 2021 from 12:30pm to 1:15pm
  • Location Online

Register to join Episode 91 'COVID-19 series: Rt Hon Jeremy Hunt MP on Zoom here.

On 12 October, the House of Commons and Science and Technology Committee and Health and Social Care Committee published their report: ‘Coronavirus: lessons learned to date, examining the initial UK response to the covid pandemic’.

On its release, committee chair the Rt Hon Jeremy Hunt MP said: “The UK response has combined some big achievements with some big mistakes. Our vaccine programme was boldly planned and effectively executed. Our test and trace programme took too long to become effective. The Government took seriously scientific advice but there should have been more challenge from all to the early UK consensus that delayed a more comprehensive lockdown.”

In this episode of the COVID-19 Series, we welcome the Rt Hon Jeremy Hunt MP to discuss this report, the government’s pandemic response over the last 18 months, and what lessons need to be learned for the continued management of this pandemic, and those to come.

Rt Hon Jeremy Hunt MP will be interviewed by the Vice President of the RSM, Dr Claire Bayntun.

Due to an anticipated high number of questions, we will not be collecting live questions for this session. Please submit questions in advance through registration.

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Key speakers

Rt Hon Jeremy Hunt MP

Chair of the Health and Social Care Committee



Disclaimer: All views expressed in this webinar are of the speakers themselves and not of the RSM nor the speaker's organisations.

Special rates for difficult times

The RSM wishes to offer healthcare professionals continued learning opportunities during the coronavirus pandemic. The RSM’s weekly COVID-19 Series webinars remain free of charge, while there will be small charges to register for other online education. These fees will enable the RSM to continue its programme of activities and will apply during the course of the pandemic.

This webinar will be recorded and stored by the Royal Society of Medicine and may be distributed in future on various internet channels.

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