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

medCrowd - solving healthcare's problems

medCrowd is my favourite app because it is the best app for solving healthcare's problems. People working in healthcare just share a problem to get help finding the best solution. They can use medCrowd to identify the best treatment for complex patients, understand differential diagnoses and to find better information about conditions. By using medCrowd, a healthcare professional can simply share a problem on their ...more »

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MicroGuide app

Our favourite app is the popular MicroGuide app, which helps clinicians treat patients with infections. It's designed to provide practical decision-making support for medical staff at the point of care when treating patients with infection. It's particularly helpful for doctors in situations that are not in their immediate area of expertise. You can quickly establish each patient’s risk of infection caused by antibiotic-resistant ...more »

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Self managing my health with tracking apps

I use tactio target weight to monitor my BMI and track my health, I also use weight watchers app to track my food type intake specifically with regards to sugar intake (insulin resistant) and I use Purine Food app to track the uric acid content of foods and foods that I should avoid. All of these really help me manage my health.

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FIRSTLight Apps help with point-of-care decision support

FIRSTLight Apps for iPhone and iPad enables healthcare professionals to access reliable uk-medicines information in an instant, at any point in the clinical workflow, and anywhere – on-call, or on ward rounds. It can help clinicians make more informed and faster decisions, leading to improved efficiencies, and reduced costs associated with medication errors. Specific features of FIRSTLight allow the user to see: • how, ...more »

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Your favourite existing health app

Virtual Cath Lab

My Favourite App is the Virtual Cath Lab (iVCL)! The iVCL is an x ray machine simulator which helps healthcare professionals learn the basics of using equipment that delivers ionising radiation in a safe environment, without exposing either themselves or patients to unnecessary radiation. The iVCL is CPD accredited by the College or Radiographers, won an NHS Innovations award in 2009 and is FREE! Its one of the only ...more »

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Condom Finder

We are in the process of developing an app for Kent teenagers who are registered for a Kent 'C Card'. It's essentially a condom finder app - so it has an active map which tells you where you are and where you can find a free condom outlet near you (along with opening times, special requirements etc. as most of the outlets are chemists or youth clubs etc.). It also includes 3 short (funny) films about unwanted teen pregnancy ...more »

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Therapy Advertising Clinic Database App

My favourite app is...... TherapyAd.... from Therapy Advertising (http://therapyadvertising.com), it is an online directory of your local therapy clinics such as Physio, Osteopathy, Chiropractic, Acupuncture, Bowen, Chiropody/Podiatry, Nutrition, Orthotics, Naturopathy, Pilates, Sports Massage & Sports Therapy.

 

Easy to use, just pop in your postcode and the mapping facility shows you where the nearest options are.

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howRU health tracker

howRU is a quick to use patient-reported outcome measure (PROM) for patients, irrespective of diagnosis, treatment and care setting.

 

It is as easy as 1, 2, 3.

(1) record how you feel and how much you can do;

(2) add free text notes

(3) chart your progress and share.

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CycleStreets, the UK Cycle Journey Planner app/website

Cycling is one of the best forms of exercise there is - and can done as part of a daily routine (e.g. going to work/shops/etc.) rather than something that needs time specially allocated. CycleStreets helps people discover practical routes for cycling, away from traffic - which are not always obvious if you're only used to driving. Just enter a start point and finish point, and CycleStreets will give you the best route! ...more »

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UniversalDoctor Speaker

If you travel to a country where you are concerned the healthcare workers will not understand you, UniversalDoctor Speaker® for iPhone can facilitate communication at the time you need it most..

You can also take your medical records and treatment (prescriptions, etc.) in all the languages available in the application.

 

http://www.universaldoctor.com/apple/en/iphone.html

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Contraception and sexual health information

CaSH 2U (Contraception & Sexual Health). An App designed for young people to dowload to their mobile phones giving details of clinics and venues where emergency contraception, chlamydia testing, advice, pregnancy support, free condoms are available across Wirral. Young people do not like leaflets!!! Now they have our services at their fingertips. Allows a postcode search to find nearest venues, lists the high schools ...more »

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150Heart-HealthyFoods

150 foods in 9 colour-coded food groups to improve heart and general health and decrease the risk of heart disease and stroke. A specially designed scoring system reflects the importance of sodium, saturated fat, omega-3, poly, and monounsaturated fat, and fiber content in deciding whether a food is heart healthy or not heart healthy. 150 Heart-Healthy Foods is intuitive and easy to use, with hyperlinks throughout to ...more »

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