Your favourite existing health app

Do you use a health app regularly or have found one particularly helpful? Tell everyone here about your favourite app, and why you think it is great. Your favourite app could be for helping patients, or for exercise, or, if you are a health professional, an app that helps you in your work.

Your favourite existing health app

Healthunlocked

My Favourite app is from Heart Uk and is called HealthUnlocked. Here people who have inherited cholesterol can discuss and get advice on this illness. When diagnosed with inherited cholesterol it can be a worrying time and this site comes with help and ways to combat the problem.

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Diabetes UK Tracker app

The Diabetes UK Tracker app is for people who have Type 1 or Type 2 diabetes, or are caring for someone who does, to help them manage their diabetes. The app is designed to be quick and simple to use, taking the daily chore out of logging levels such as blood glucose, carbohydrates and calories. The app was designed by a team that included user experience professionals, clinical specialists and people with diabetes,... more »

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CAMHS app

CWP CAMHS has just launched its website www.mymind.org.uk - it has lots of information, downloads, animation, twitter feed and so on. The thumb could be developed as an app to take people straight to the website

 

The website link is at: http://www.mymind.org.uk/

 

The YouTube link is at: http://www.youtube.com/user/mymindfeed

 

And the Twitter link is at: http://twitter.com/#!/mymindfeed

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Wellnote

Wellnote by Dr Darzi has been developed by Professor Ara Darzi and a team of doctors from Imperial College Healthcare and Imperial College London. The app empowers users to take more control over their health and allows them to rate the quality of care they receive. The app includes the following functions; Find Services - see all your local healthcare providers (currently available in England only) Ratings - see Wellnote... more »

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Puzzledout.com - mental health service user involvement tool

Puzzledout.com is a groundbreaking tool that gives children and young people across the UK an easy way to influence how their local mental health services are delivered, designed and commissioned . It is: Easy for everyone to use Effective at producing evidence of young people’s service experience Empowering because everyone gets to see the difference their contribution makes It works by enabling service user groups... more »

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Epic Mobile and NHS South Central

Epic inconjunction with our parther NHS South Central designed and developed an app as follows: Injecting medicines is a high-risk area of clinical practice and one that information staff receive many requests for help with, especially from nurses. This app will teach you about medicines that can be safely injected together. The app is suitable for all healthcare staff, in particular: • nurses who administer injections... more »

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DASH II Application - A decision aid for clot busting treatment

Thrombolysis (or “clot busting drug”) is used to treat stroke caused by a blocked blood vessel to part of the brain (ischaemic stroke). Before treatment, a clinician must assess the patient to ensure they are suitable to receive thrombolysis and then consider the balance of risks and benefits with the patient and/or relatives as appropriate. The main side effect of thrombolysis is bleeding in the brain (intracranial haemorrhage),... more »

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eLearning Apps from NHS South Central

NHS South Central SHA has recently produced two learning modules in the form of apps for mobile phones. Aimed primarily at nurses and midwives, one provides refresher learning on Adult Drug Calculations, the other on the Compatibility of Injectable Medicines. Developed with content from local subject experts, both are free to anyone in the UK with an iPhone, iPad or Android mobile device. Google 'Adult Drug Calculations... more »

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NHS Bristol - Helping You Choose Well

In May 2010, NHS Bristol launched the country's first official NHS service finder app. The app formed part of our 2009 - 2010 Choosewell campaign and was , and indeed still is, targeted toward our 15-30 population (predominantly students) and those new to the city. The NHS Bristol app was the first of its kind in the UK, providing health information and advice at the click of a button on the iPhone. Launched in May... more »

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VitalPAC – their life in your hands

VitalPAC is an award-winning app that works within a secure, closed hospital wireless network. It ensures that doctors and nurses assess and monitor their patients correctly, and as often as needed. Alarmingly, many thousands of hospital patients die every year worldwide because clinicians fail to notice or fail to respond promptly to patients who are deteriorating or have other high risk conditions such as infections... more »

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Intermediate Care app for busy GPs

At NHS Berkshire West we have developed a directory of Intermediate Care services for GPs. The aim is that busy GPs can keep up to date with the large menu of services available under the umbrella of Intermediate Care which aims to prevent people from going into hospital. The app supports touch screen dialling so GPs do not have to carry service information with them. It was developed as a web page so that it is compatible... more »

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