This is a great application, piloted by NHS East of England, that allows GPs to find and communicate with Consultants as an alternative to referring the patient to secondary care. It includes 'Presence' which indicates who is online, Instant Messaging, a 'Buddy list', search based on specialty, location, special interests and more. Most importantly it also allows the conversatoin to be raised to a Conferral, which can... more »
Your favourite existing health app
A handy, all-in-one NHS Informatics reference app, perfect for Clinicians, Clinical Coders, Information Analysts, NHS managers and Finance Staff.Features:ICD-10OPCS-4.5HRG4Generate a HRG from any ICD or OPCS code!2010/11 HRG4 Grouper (Code-to-Group) Reference2010/11 PbR (including Tariffs and Exclusions)Treatment Function Specialty CodesMain Specialty CodesData Dictionary (31 field items for APC, OPA and A&E).NHS Provider... more »
Carbs & Cals - it is a fantastic app for people with diabetes and also if you are trying to lose weight as it shows you pictures of different portions of food. Great for carbohydrate counting if you have Type 1 diabetes.
A quick reference first aid guide with information, instructions and links to videos to help in emergencies. Maybe something similar could be integrated with NHS Direct so that it points users to an appropriate healthcare professional?
MIMS drug and prescribing guide for mobile platforms - iPhone and Android.
check that your health professional is registered on the iphone. The Health Professions Council is the first UK health and care regulator to launch a brand new free mobile app into ITunes and the online App store. You can check the online register on the go learn more about how to raise a concern about a health professional The app is ideal for anyone who wants to check the person they are seeing is a registered professional.... more »
The app helps people find out about all the possible warning signs and symptoms of cancer, and encourages them to get checked out as soon as they notice any unusual changes in their bodies.This is important as many people put off seeing the doctor, thinking they'll waste the GP's time The app features an interactive anatomical map of cancer ‘hotspots’, and includes video content featuring doctors’ advice and real-life... more »
iBreastCheck by Breakthrough Breast Cancer - vital issue, practical tool that shows how to check for breast cancer symptoms, gives really practical reminders and allows users to take their own risk factor test. Highly recommend all women (and men) should have this vital app.
this is available online and as an app on the iphone and android system, You can log all personal details, then input a daily food diary (also scan the barcodes on food packaging) log CV and Strength exercises and add in your own recipes. link with friends for additional support and map your progress
This is a new offical NHS app lauched today that measures BMI. It works on adults and children (over 2) and is the only app that uses the DoH official measurement system. Measure and track families BMI, Set weight loss goals and get tips and advice. One off feature to check a friends or patients BMI and uses the the same calculation as the NCMP. Ability to password protect data.
Existing android app costs £9.29, gets excellent reviews. Its a "mobile comprehensive reference of 170 orthopaedic special tests and 88 joint mobilisation techniques developed from advanced, evidence-based clinical practice. produces high quality photos with stabilisation indicators... concise descriptions, statistical data, and links to full abstracts..."
Could also be developed to speed up diagnosis.
In 2010, NHS Coventry launched a smartphone app which supported the Get the Right Treatment campaign. The app uses data from NHS Choices to give the user the locations of their nearest GP, pharmacy and Walk-in Centre from their current position. An update was launched earlier this year which included information and directions to the various sexual health services in the city. As of June 2011, the app had been downloaded... more »
iphone app which uses established formulae to show people how their blood alcohol level will rise and fall after a drink, it also shows the astonishing increase in the risks of having an accident while driving with various alcohol levels.
Carbs&Cals is both a book and an app written by a Specialist Dietitian and a Photographic Artist. It contains clear photographs of typical foods listing both the Calorie and Carbohydrate content. This great app is particularly useful for people with Type 1 Diabetes who adjust their insulin according to their carbohydrate intake and also for people who are watching their calorie intake. It also comes with a food diary... more »
We have developed and are currently testing an App for Android and iPhone called "BipolApp" which allows individuals with bipolar disorder to monitor their symptoms daily. They can also nominate a family member, carer or health professional to view their symptom data online. We plan to link this with a web-based psycoeducation programme for bipolar disorder called Beating Bipolar www.beatingbipolar.org and (after testing)... more »