Ideas for a new health app

Do you have an idea for an app that you would like to see? Submit a short summary of your idea here and tell everyone why you think it would make a great app. Your idea could be an app for patients, an app that helps people maintain a healthy lifestyle, or something to help health professionals.

Ideas for a new health app

Learning Disability Hospital Passport App

Learning Disability Hospital Passport App that will capture essential information about the person with a learning disability, they could update the app with their essential information and then list could be shown to healthcare staff to better meet their needs. Could be based on one of the passports that are already in place such as Gloucester Traffic Light Assessment.

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Good Birth App

Good Birth App. Providing information and advice for childbearing women. Top tips for having a good birth. This app is being developed by midwives at Coventry University and extends our mobile learning portfolio to include service users, patients and childbearing women.

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Hospital food app

People who've attended hospital could score their hospital food out of ten and could post pictures and comments on the food. Some hospitals have made great improvements to their meals without increasing their budgets and it would introduce some healthy competition, hopefully resulting in better, tasty, nutritious and local food across the NHS

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New Dental Contract Care Pathways App

We are a pilot site for the new NHS dental contract. We think that an app related to the care pathways would be a good idea. When a patient comes for a check-up they are given scores depending on the dentist's findings of red, amber or green. Each score comes with different pieces of advice and recommendations both for the dentist and patient. There could be an app where the patient can enter their scores from the... more »

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The Life Clubs Balance Chart

The Life Clubs Balance Chart is a compass that shows you what is happening in your life at any moment in time. A fun and interactive app, simply balance your phone by gently tilting it to select how you are feeling in each area of your life From 'love' to 'creativity', the Balance Chart reveals the balance in your life and where your energy is being consumed whilst also showing where you would like to put your energy.... more »

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Personal Health Improvement Targets (PHITs App)

Health Works has a holistic approach to health and wellbeing. The individual using the PHITs app will be able to track their progress to see social, physical and mental improvements in their lifestyle. This could be from recording the amount of increased social visits, increases in participation in physical activities and developments in mental health. Users of the PHITs app will be able to track and measure their improvements.... more »

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I'm ok

The app "I'm ok" alerts people when your elderly relative may have fallen down the stairs and broken a hip. The app on your relative's cellphone periodically prompts your relative, lovingly and entertainingly with the time, weather, news, emails, holidays and relatives' birthdays, and even horoscope, to please press a button, signaling "I'm ok", possibly at times when medications or exercises must be taken, in which case... more »

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Sleep Safe

Our idea is a 'Sleep Safe' App. This App would be a game where new parents, grandparents and other carers of infants up to 12 months could have a picture of a high risk infants room and be asked to identify the risks - when they tapped the risk factors - a bubble would appear to let them know why this is a risk and what they can do to reduce the risk. They would also have a tab/link that would take them to all the risk... more »

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Hospital site map journey planner

My idea for an app is to provide detailed hospital site maps to assist journey planning. The app would be available on mobile devices or NHS Choices and would include building entrances, wheel chair access, car parks, smoking area, seating and any other facilities that might be useful for visitors and patients, for all hospitals and large health facilities. The app would enable users to plan their journey from bus stops,... more »

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Meningitis life saving mobile app

Meningitis can affect anyone at any time and knowing the signs & symptoms can save lives. This mobile app includes the common signs and symptoms of meningitis, what to do if you suspect meningitis, links to find your nearest A&E or GP, a test your knowledge quiz and how you can get support from the Meningitis Trust if you have experienced meningitis. Available for Android and Apple devices. http://www.meningitisapp.co.uk... more »

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RiskBandit

My idea/ A Risk Scoring App that can be edited to define the risks specific to the organisation, and instead of giving a score or colour, gives a pop up of the actions to take for the risk assessed, as most staff find this very confusing.

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TFT Mobile App

Thyroid Function Test result available on a Mobile or via a website. The patient obtains the test results from their surgery. They open the app and input the values in to the specific fields i.e T4, T3 and then click "Get my result". The app would then look-up the values and give an output either Hyper, Hypo or Normal and the new required thyroxine dose to be taken. I know this could potentially cause problems with the... more »

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adrenal insuffiency

adrenal insuffiency, this is becoming a common thing but it is not being recognised by the med proff.i have had all the horrific symptoms and becos there is no recognision until it gets to addisons disease i was left to suffer, it was total torture, i had dizzyness, lightheadedness, low bp. sometimes would drop as low as 97systolic, weakness, wieghtloss, nausea, muscle an dnerve twitching, nervous system haywire like... more »

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Moodscope by demographic

Moodscope by demographic (Moodscope for Seniosr) As a senior, I have had lots of experience with mental issues over the years, particularly as it relates to family members and how to help them, while coping myself. Now my family members have for the most part gotten a handle on their lives. However, myself as a senior am faced with a whole lot of new issues. The current economic environment, especially since the stock... more »

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