Campaign: 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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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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Long Term Conditions Digital App

LTC Digital Portal - supporting risk stratification, integration and self care. This idea is to have a single digital platform where records can be shared by everybody with the relevant permissions. Patients can access the portal, fill in their personal details, find links to recommended advice and signposting to self management programmes. When they visit their GP or Hospital the information they put in at home or on ...more »

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'My Meds'

An app which allows patients and/or their carers to get the most from their medicines. Patients/carers can log their medicines by name, dosage, frequency as indicated on their prescription/medicines and a special alert feature on he app will remind patients/carers when to take each medicine. This app will help people to a) keep a log of their medicines, b) describe to any health professional the medicines they are taking, ...more »

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Rally Round

Rally Round helps carers seek and co-ordinate practical help from family and friends - fetching the shopping, cutting the grass, mending the dripping tap etc. It can also help reduce loneliness "Can someone please pop in Thurs after 2pm to see John, as he's been on his own for 2 days". Rally Round is at www.rallyroundme.com and a video tour is at www.rallyroundme.com/tour The 'state of play' for each person being helped ...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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Self Care Toolkit

The Self-Management Toolkit ...is for people who live with persistent health conditions A persistent health problem can be difficult to understand and manage on an everyday basis. The self-management toolkit is a simple information tool that could provide you with some handy tips and skills to support you along the way to manage your health and your condition. It is not meant to be the last word in self-management ...more »

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Self-management apps

Fun, easy but educatinoal apps to help patients learn about and contribute towards manage their long term condition (diabetes/asthma etc.) Helping them recognise early warning signs that their health is worsening, so they can seek the right treatment early and hopefully avoid a crisis point which could result in a hospital admission.

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NHS Local - Maternity Search App

NHS local recently launched an exciting new app focused around maternity which we would like to share with you. Bump to Baby - http://www.bumptobaby.info/ is an online search engine bringing together approved sources into one place ensuring that mums and mums-to-be are given relevant and up-to-date information whenever they need advice or reassurance. The search engine will offer access to a range of articles, video’s ...more »

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Tonic — an app for making self-care easier

Tonic is an iPhone app that helps people to remember and record all their health activities. It is very easy to use, and is flexible enough to support anything health related: medications, symptoms, therapies, biometrics, food, exercise, appointments, chores, etc. By taking away the mental stress of trying to remember, and worrying whether you forgot something, Tonic makes it easier to take care of yourself every day. ...more »

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Medimate Self Care, managing the effects of Medication

Medimate Selfcare, managing the effects of using Medication Background. Patients are living longer as better medication is developed to improve their quality of lives. However Patients are finding themselves taking medication more regularly and also having to go to their GP more frequently to report the effects of the medication. This causes an increasing burden on the NHS. If you suffer from PAIN or DEPRESSION or ...more »

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