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  • Liverpool 5G brings ‘Hug Vest’ to Rowan Garth Care Village

    Liverpool 5G has brought the ‘Hug Vest’ use case to Rowan Garth Care Village. The Liverpool 5G team, along with makers CuteCircuit, brought and demonstrated the shirt for care home staff and resident’s family members. Hug Vest is a special shirt worn by a resident in a care home, with haptic technology linked to an…

  • Telehealth Update

    Peter Almond, of Liverpool 5G partners Mersey Care NHS Foundation Trust, who is also the Cheshire and Merseyside Remote Monitoring Programme Manager, has sent us an update on their telehealth work: Mersey Care NHS Foundation Trust’s Telehealth Team are working in partnership with the Liverpool 5G Create Project on two use cases to improve patients…

  • Telehealth Monitoring successfully tested on Liverpool 5G Network

    The Telehealth Monitoring use case has been successfully tested on the Liverpool 5G Network, following testing by project partners Docobo, at Kensington Community Learning Centre in the heart of the project area. Testing included a Video Consultation Call, which was successfully completed on the Liverpool 5G network, and standard Telehealth tests which transferred data over…

  • Liverpool 5G Network Update

    The Liverpool 5G project has now installed 26 5G small cells, and 72 mmWave nodes, across the project area in Kensington. The 5G small cells are sourced and configured by Telet Research, with Blu Wireless providing the DN101 & DN201 nodes used in the network.   Project partners Broadway Partners are leading on the installation…

  • The Eden Project comes to Liverpool

    As part of ongoing collaboration between DCMS-funded testbed and trials projects, Liverpool 5G worked with the Eden Project to bring the Eden Universe to Rowan Garth care home. The team provided the care home with a projector, iPads and virtual reality headsets so that residents can remotely experience the Eden Project from the comfort of…

  • Liverpool GP Surgery Connected to Liverpool 5G Network

    The first GP surgery, Fairfield Medical Centre on Sheil Road, has been successfully connected to the Liverpool 5G network, and the service is now live. The connection is part of the 5G WAN Pilot for NHS Sites use case, which is being run in conjunction with NHS Informatics. The use case aims to demonstrate how…

  • Rowan Garth Care Village connected to Liverpool 5G Network

    Rowan Garth Care Village is now connected to the Liverpool 5G network. Rowan Garth is a purpose-built residential nursing home, split across 5 individual buildings which each facilitate a different kind of specialist care, from dementia care and palliative care, to respite and convalescence care. The care home now has live 5G connectivity, as part…

  • First Use Case installed at Liverpool Care Home

    The first care home use case has been installed by Liverpool 5G, with Vitalerter devices fitted at Breckside Park Residential Home. Breckside park is a care home providing personal care for older people, situated in a residential area of Anfield, Liverpool.  As part of the Liverpool 5G Create: Connecting Health and Social Care project, which…

  • Loneliness Awareness Week – Haptic Hug

    The Liverpool 5G Create: Connecting Health and Social Care project is demonstrating how 5G can help combat loneliness with their ‘Haptic Hug’ use case.

  • Rowan Garth

    Connecting social care with innovative services

    The first new care home to get 5G as part of the Liverpool 5G Create: Connecting Health and Social Care project will be with Rowan Garth Care Village, enabling them to use new and innovative devices, and have free connectivity.