Sexual violence affects hundreds of people EACH WEEK and 40% tell no one about it. This app would provide self help in the aftermath including access to services, Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) symptom support and self help ideas. Patients can use the app in private and regain some control of their lives. The app could be used by men, women and young people and their loved ones. It would be structured in 3 parts... more »
Ideas for a new health app
With PKB, each patient gets all their records from all their clinicians - GP and hospital, NHS and non-NHS, UK and non-UK - and controls who gets access to these records. The patient can also conduct online consultations with any member of their clinical team, receive automated explanations of their results, and work with clinicians for a personalized care plan. http://www.PatientsKnowBest.com PKB is already used by... more »
Ideas for a new Health App - THE DIABETES APP using FoodWiz software Type 2 diabetes is largely a product of poor diet and lifestyle. By controlling diet and weight, we can eliminate 80% of Type 2 diabetes, with all of its dreadful side effects. This app would be 'prescribed' by the GP as soon as a patient presents with either 'pre -diabetes' or full Type 1 or 2 diabetes. The first part of the app will use existing... more »
Patients can easily book appointments, order prescriptions, see summary information, view consultations they have had including all free text, see past medications, see their immunisation history, see blood test results and see letters including outpatient letters and results of scans and other tests that have been scanned into their medical records. The records are linked to local Map of Medicine pathways (linked by... more »
The Early Intervention in Psychosis (EIIP) service is working on the first EIIP mobile phone app. The main purpose of the app. is to engage with the age group of which the EIIP service is aimed (14-35 year olds) via a platform which is seen as integral to this demographic. The objectives of the app are to: • Provide advice and guidance to anyone concerned about possible symptoms of mental illness shown by themselves... more »
My idea for a new app - The Obesity App using FoodWiz software Obesity, with all of its attendant physical side-effects, is a huge global problem and is getting worse. At the moment,prevention and treatment is limited and ineffective - time for a new approach! This app will put control of diet, exercise and lifestyle firmly back into the hands of the individual by using the smartphone to educate and support the person... more »
Map of Medicine on the iPhone!
The app provides you with an immunisation schedule for your child based on their date of birth and inserts these into your calendar. The service builds on that available on NHS Choices and will give you information about the immunisations that your child is eligible for so that parents can make an informed decision aside from what they read in the press. In the future I would hope that the app has scope to broaden out... more »
Our idea for an app is the contraception choice app. It stems from the desire to establish a society where everyone can make informed choices about sex, relationships and reproduction based on accurate and non-judgemental information. From the team of experts who brought you the first ever contraception choice web-tool, we are proposing to develop an app which is part of a multi-channel digital approach to delivering... more »
The ‘Me, Myself & I’ concept has been created by Staffordshire County Council and is being converted into an app which puts the individual in control of identifying their health and social care needs through innovative game play. The app acts as an independent self-assessment tool and can be used by patients, healthcare professionals and support workers. The individual plays a card game which takes a holistic approach... more »
The Royal College of Radiologists has developed an app for its NHS-Evidence accredited radiology referral guidelines. The app, featuring the updated seventh edition of the highly successful Making the best use of clinical radiology services (MBUR), helps referring GPs, clinicians and other healthcare professionals to determine the most appropriate imaging investigation(s) or intervention for a given diagnostic or imaging... more »
Wow, that’s a lot for an app to do I hear you say. You are right, it would need capabilities way beyond what is possible solely with a smartphone app. However "my favourite app" bit.ly/oPqDX6 an NHS owned, low cost innovation “Florence” aka “Flo” is already doing all of this and a lot more, working with unlimited single conditions and co-morbidities sharing data instantly across primary, secondary and 3rd sector teams,... more »
One of the features of CFS/ME is the ‘boom and bust’ energy cycle. RNHRD and Northern CFS/ME Clinical Network (working with Indigo) are at testing stage with an app for CFS/ME patients which helps patients track energy levels, shows energy patterns and helps patients plan their activities to achieve their baseline and then to safely increase levels of activity. The app is called ActiveME©️ and will be released... more »
"NHS Choices - Search for Services" as an app which can automatically utilise/access your current location (e.g. to find local GP services, walk-in clinics etc..). I actually hope this might actually already be in development using NHS Choices' existing budget!
In a world first for mental health we are working in partnership with Microsoft to develop electronic personal health records for our service users. This initiative centres on empowerment by placing the patient at the centre of their health and facilitating them to access, own and control their health information. We are, and will be, working closely with service users throughout the design and delivery of this to... more »