An Information Prescription app would enable and support greater use of the existing functionality on NHS Choices to produce Information Prescriptions. The Information Prescription Service (IPS) allows users, both professional and public, to create information prescriptions (IPs) for long-term health needs. Information Prescriptions are a quick and easy way to provide trusted, reliable information about a wide range... more »
HealthUnlocked (Ovacome) , a wonderful support site for women suffering from ovarian cancer. We can access direct support, ask questions from fellow patients and ex-patients as well as supportline nursing staff. Just brilliant! Easy to use and informative.
The liver epidemic needs patient education and involvement. This app empowers patients to understand risks, tests done by GPs and hospital. Death and hospitalisations due to liver disease are still rising exponentially in the UK. This is largely due to alcohol, but other factors such as fatty liver as part of the metabolic syndrome. Patients are keen and need to be involved in decisions involving their care in chronic... more »
A directory of simple diagrams and pictures that could be shared with patients or carers when explaining anatomy, procedures or treatments. The great health professionals I have met have often drawn diagrams to explain where something is (bile duct) and what they're doing (inserting stents, resectioning a liver). I'm thinking of something simple, marker pen diagrams on the back of note files are great, but simple picture... more »