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SmokeFreeLife-online video chat Stop Smoking Service

On-line stop smoking service using video chat and instant messaging to access more smokers from hard to reach groups including young people, people at work or disabled who can't get to face to face clinics, people who are deaf, and so on. The on-line intervention takes place between a stop smoking advisor and a smoker, using behavioural support, monitoring carbon monoxide levels , prescribed nicotine replacement therapy ...more »

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Build a Habit

Most people know that they need to eat healthy foods and do physical activity to improve health. This app could be used for weight loss, smoking cessation or to cut back on alcohol. It would provide the tools to build habits and keep motivated. It would give a place to record personal goals and make plans to achieve these goals. A chart would enable the user to track their progress. Automated personal feedback would ...more »

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ibooks on prescription

There is evidence to show that reading a good book can help people improve their health and manage exisiting health conditions. My app would let you find out what good quality, self-help books are available at your local public library. It would be particulatly good for people suffering from common mental health conditions, diabetes, obesity and those who need help stopping smoking. It would also encourage people to use ...more »

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Health Trainer Ap

The Ap would ask similar questions to those involved in a Health Trainer assessment e.g. smoking behaviour, physical activity, alcohol consumption, height/ weight/ BMI, mental wellbeing. It would then provide feedback to the user and support them to identify areas in which they want to consider behaviour change. It would then ask the user about their confidence and motivation to make this change and support ways in ...more »

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