Scouse Science Podcast with Rt Hon Matt Hancock MP – Live at Westminster: 26 April 2022 at 1pm

For this last podcast of the current series Professor Tom Solomon CBE is joined by former health secretary Matt Hancock MP for a review of the highs and lows, the scientific triumphs and failures, and the personal challenges of the last 2 years. The episode will be broadcast live from the House of Commons.

Guests on both Facebook and Zoom will be able to ask questions to the panel.

Rt Hon Matt Hancock MP served as Secretary of State for Health and Social Care from July 2018 to June 2021 and is MP for West Suffolk. He was at the centre of the UK response to the pandemic for 18 months until he resigned after breaking social distancing guidance. You can follow him @MattHancock on Twitter.

Professor Tom Solomon CBE is Director of the UK’s Emerging Infections Research Unit based as the University of Liverpool, is on the NHS front line at the Walton Neuro Centre and Royal Liverpool University Hospital. He is President of the Encephalitis Society and appears regularly on television and radio discussing science. You can follow him @RunningMadProf on Twitter.

Holly O’Dea really is a Scouse Scientist. Having studied undergraduate Biological Sciences at Oxford University, she’s now a Clinical Scientist in Genomics with the NHS. You can follow her @ScientistScouse on Twitter, and find original content on her YouTube channel, The Scouse Scientist.

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