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

Moodometer - your interactive mood diary

Moodometer is a discrete, portable and easy to use interactive mood diary which helps you monitor, understand and receive top tips on your emotional wellbeing, whenever or wherever you are. Emotional wellbeing is as important as our physical health and the more we are aware of how we feel - be it happy or sad - the more we can start to take control of our own health. With millions of people updating Twitter and Facebook ...more »

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Vasculitis UK

Vasculitis UK. This is a voluntary non-profit association of people of all ages for those with all variants of vasculitis, which manifests itself in many forms causing debilitating internal and physical conditions. It can easily be misdiagnosed through lack of knowledge with catastrophic effects and, if not treated in time, can be fatal. I have Churg-Strauss syndrome, a rare form of vasculitis.

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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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