Ideas for a new health app

5 Ways to Wellbeing App

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 »

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Early Intervention In Psychosis App. By Surrey & Borders NHSFT

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 »

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Bipolar Disorder Self Management Strategies App

Self management strategies for Bipolar Disorder which are delivered over the Internet have a growing evidence base and so the next logical step would be to customise these to suit delivery via mobile phones and tablets which have distinct interface opportunities and restrictions. This would have the benefit of increasing access without the stigma of having to access traditional services whilst also reducing the costs... more »

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Cognitive Behavioural Therapy trainer

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 »

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Mental Health Check

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 »

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Reducing Post Traumatic Stress Disorder after sexual assault

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 »

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Your favourite existing health app

I Can Do It (Facebook App)

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 »

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Alert mental health sufferers & carers to a possible episode.

Use software in mobile phone system to track changes in a client's - tone of voice, - regularity and speed of calling and texting, - even vocabulary usage, and thus recognise when their thought patterns are becoming abnormal, e.g. they may be entering a depressed ('flat'), anxious, angry, manic or psychotic phase. Then use this information to (a) alert the client, giving valuable self-awareness (e.g to take pre-emptive... more »

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Your favourite existing health app

OASIS - Online Mental Health Support

OASIS - Online Access to Services, Information and Support is in development to provide online support to people in mental health and wellbeing. As many as 1 in 4 of us experience some form of mental health condition at some time in our lives. The OASIS project is being developed by Cambridgeshire and Peterborough Foundation Trust (CPFT). We will review and signpost other online mental health apps, so if you are developing... more »

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New recording, monitoring, behaviour change, LTC self care app

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 »

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Your favourite existing health app

Recording, monitoring, behaviour change and LTC self care

“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 »

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Your favourite existing health app

Moodscope - measuring your state of mind (and alerting friends)

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 »

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Your favourite existing health app

Automatically send yourself helpful messages

Using your electronic calendar (e.g. Google calendar and gmail): - set up a repeating meeting (for you only), at times of the day/week/month/year when you want to send yourself a helpful message; e.g. a positive message, a reminder of a possible situation, actions to take if certain situations have occured, etc... - set up the meeting so that participants (you) are sent a reminder email; this will contain the title and... more »

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The mental health recovery app

This is a proposed app for mental health service users. It will enable users to readily access resources to support recovery, manage information about their mental health care and seek help in times of crisis. The service user will be able to upload information about their treatment, care and recovery onto a secure server which can be accessed using the recovery app. This will enable the user to easily and quickly access... more »

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