The impact of 5G-enabled technology on healthcare

How can 5G help meet the challenges healthcare services currently face? Listen to our latest podcast…

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Published: 04th March 2022

Eastern AHSN Chief Executive Piers Ricketts leads a conversation exploring the potential impact of 5G-enabled technology on healthcare, now and in the future, in our latest podcast episode.

The panel discusses what this could mean in improving the speed, reliability and connectivity of remote devices, explain how this can help address health inequalities and also highlight some of the incredible work we’re already seeing in this space across the UK.

Listen to the podcast now

You can listen on Spotify or Apple Podcasts by clicking here, or play below.

Meet the guests

Ann Williams is the Commissioning and Contracts Manager of Adult Social services, Liverpool City Council. Ann has played a lead role in securing the 5G testbed trial for Health and Social Care at Liverpool. As part of the EU’s STOP&GO programme she focused on digitalising domiciliary care services and introducing IoT sensors to homes.

Tony Sceales is Head of Programme Development (5G Programme) at the UK Department for Culture, Ministry and Sports. The UK has developed a very strong position in technology innovation, and the Government is working to underpin and leverage that position to be among the leading global nations in the adoption of 5G mobile technologies.

Delivered in partnership with UK5G.

Read the blog

Piers has also written a blog on the potential of 5G to drive innovation in health and social care. You can read it here.

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