A 'website-based-app'; - an easy and innovative way to measure, track and record comments on your state of mind, allowing you to see what things in life bring you up/down - your results can be sent to friends and carers, alerting them if you're down - the process of self-measuring in this way in itself seems to help self-awareness, maintenance of balance, and recovery (see the tremendous comments below) - the daily... more »
Sexual violence affects hundreds of people EACH WEEK and 40% tell no one about it. This app would provide self help in the aftermath including access to services, Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) symptom support and self help ideas. Patients can use the app in private and regain some control of their lives. The app could be used by men, women and young people and their loved ones. It would be structured in 3 parts... more »
The Early Intervention in Psychosis (EIIP) service is working on the first EIIP mobile phone app. The main purpose of the app. is to engage with the age group of which the EIIP service is aimed (14-35 year olds) via a platform which is seen as integral to this demographic. The objectives of the app are to: • Provide advice and guidance to anyone concerned about possible symptoms of mental illness shown by themselves... more »
“Florence” or “Flo” is an NHS owned, low cost web app designed to enable many thousands of patients take responsibility for the monitoring and management of their own condition or treatment. Flo allows multiple healthcare teams to share patient information and assist patients in the management of their own care for a single or multiple conditions. Flo is used to: -Regularly collect, monitor and alert on any biometric... more »
Wow, that’s a lot for an app to do I hear you say. You are right, it would need capabilities way beyond what is possible solely with a smartphone app. However "my favourite app" bit.ly/oPqDX6 an NHS owned, low cost innovation “Florence” aka “Flo” is already doing all of this and a lot more, working with unlimited single conditions and co-morbidities sharing data instantly across primary, secondary and 3rd sector teams,... more »
Anyone suffering from a variety of mental health problems need constant support, advice, counselling, prompts and coping strategies. As depression and anxiety effect ever increasing numbers of people, what about an app, written in a kind & light hearted manner with a diverse collection of coping strategies for anyone suffering with their mental health. CBT or mindfullness could be a good basis for some of these coping... more »
In a world first for mental health we are working in partnership with Microsoft to develop electronic personal health records for our service users. This initiative centres on empowerment by placing the patient at the centre of their health and facilitating them to access, own and control their health information. We are, and will be, working closely with service users throughout the design and delivery of this to... more »
This is a mobile app to help community health staff plan their visits and make sure their colleagues know where they are if there are safety concerns. The staff member will use the application to connect to a secure database to access location data of the patients they are planning to visit. As they select the patients, their addresses will be plotted on a map. They can then use the Sat nav functionality built into their... more »
I Can Do It is a site that integrates with facebook and encourages people to commit to activities, related to the 5 ways to wellbeing. See www.icandooit.com for a short video tour. 43% of UK population have a Facebook account - only Hong Kong and Canada have a greater proportion of citizens as users! Users choose activities from a default list for each of the 5 Ways to Wellbeing (keep active, connect etc) or they type... more »
Similar to it's existing sister at Puzzledout.com, this adult mental health service version of the CAMHS consultation and user involvement application will give adults across the UK an easy way to influence how their local mental health services are delivered, designed and commissioned. With the app service user groups, mental health services and commissioners will be able to create online surveys, polls and consultations... more »
This app is intended for use on inpatient psychiatric units where patients are ambulatory but their movements and whereabouts on the ward - and type of behaviour/activities engaged in - needs to be monitored (this is currently done on paper with all of the associated issues of that). The app is meant purely to monitor behaviour and whereabouts not mental/emotional state. As a mobile app this software would be loadable... more »
Based around the New Economics Foundations 5 Ways to Wellbeing (Connect, Be Active, Take Notice, Keep Learning, Give) this app would each day provide motivational support and ideas around each 5 ways area - be active - would give a tip on how to be more active and where a person could find information and support to become more active, Keep learning - local courses that are on offer etc. There could be an online community... more »
My App idea is to create a database of information relating to Mental Health, consisting of up-to-date information about prescribed medication e.g. side effects, doses and length of treatment. There would also be a Q&A menu that allows the user to explore their symptoms and get the right type of help when entering services. The Q&A section would also allow people to take part in a Mental Health quiz that scores your current... more »
I have used this CBT app, it was recommended by my local GP. I used it to tackle my anxiety and worry that i have had for many years. I have had counselling and therapy before but this app made perfect sense to me, was easy to follow and wasnt patronising or full of psycho babble.
I cannot recommend it enough, since using it three o my friends have also downloaded it and only wish it was on prescription.
Develop a patients exercise app for COPD, Diabetes, CHD, Obesity, and falls prevention that gives patients specific exercises to do with motivational interactive support from PTs/Physios, 'exercise buddies' and 'exercise communities' . It would also include fun activities and location finders for zumba, nordic walking, boxercise, walking4health etc with daily/weekly support functions that patients are involved in choosing-... more »