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  • L5G Use Case Demonstration Event

    On Wednesday 29th June, the Liverpool 5G project team hosted a Use Case Demonstration event to demonstrate the various use cases being trialled on the Liverpool 5G network. The event was hosted at Kensington Community Learning Centre in the heart of Kensington, Liverpool, which has been a base for the project team throughout the project…

  • Multiple Care Homes LIVE on L5G Network

    Both Millvina House & Brushwood Care Homes, part of the Bloomcare Group, are now connected to and live on the Liverpool 5G network. The care homes are both located outside of the planned project footprint, however, following the success of Rowan Garth Care Village’s connection to the network, Bloomcare asked the team if it would…

  • 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…

  • Small Cells World Summit, London, May 2022

    Project Lead Ann Williams, Health and Social Care Authority, has been invited to speak at the Small Cells World Summit in London on Tuesday 24th May. Representing the Liverpool 5G project, Liverpool City Council and the UK5G Advisory Board, Ann will be speaking at the “Enterprise and Industry Requirements” session along with Simon Fletcher of…

  • 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…

  • Docobo on Virtual Wards & the Liverpool 5G Project

    Liverpool 5G project partners Docobo interviewed Managing Director Adrian Flowerday about Virtual Wards, and the work they’ve done in Liverpool. You can read Adrian’s comments on the need for virtual wards – and clarification on what a virtual ward actually is – in their article here.

  • Liverpool 5G Project Extension Confirmed

    Due to numerous external challenges, including global component shortages and Covid-19, the Liverpool 5G: Connecting Health & Social Care project was invited by DCMS to apply for a project extension. We are delighted to announce this extension has now been confirmed, and the project will run for an additional 6 months, until September 2022. The…

  • 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…

  • 5G Wales Unlocked in Health & Social Care

    The 5G Wales Unlocked team are hosting a series of discussions looking at the potential of 5G in various sectors, and have asked L5G Director, Rosemary Kay, to take part in the 5G Wales Unlocked in Health & Social Care discussion. 5G Wales Unlocked aims to show how 5G and other new technologies can help…

  • 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…